manche chapiteau

English translation: Bell sleeve

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French term or phrase:manche chapiteau
English translation:Bell sleeve
Entered by: Timothy Rake

19:45 Apr 16, 2014
French to English translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
French term or phrase: manche chapiteau
From a catalog of dresses:

"Large robe trapèze en cloqué de soie noir, basculé dans le dos, manche chapiteau et froncé au niveau des hanches."

Is this "tented sleeves"?
Timothy Rake
United States
Local time: 23:57
Bell sleeve
Explanation:
This has a bell-like, or tent-like, silhouette as it is usually set smoothly into the armhole (no pleating or shirring) and flares toward the bottom.
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Meghan O'Shea
United States
Local time: 01:57
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Merci Meghan!
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Bell sleeve


Explanation:
This has a bell-like, or tent-like, silhouette as it is usually set smoothly into the armhole (no pleating or shirring) and flares toward the bottom.

Meghan O'Shea
United States
Local time: 01:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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Merci Meghan!
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