Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Red Doublet

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RED DOUBLET (S4x40) 4C set D Weller

1-16 1s+2s+3s dance Grand Chain with turn on each LH and 1s end by turning RH
17-24 1s lead down the middle, cast up on opposite sides to 2nd places and turn 2H to face 2L
25-32 1s set to 2L, set to 3M, set to 3L and set to 2M
33-40 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides with 2s casting to begin

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Dance Information

A doublet is a man's snug-fitting buttoned jacket that is shaped and fitted to the man's body which was worn in Western Europe from the Middle Ages through to the mid-17th century.

Red Doublet Image
Portrait Of An Unknown Man In A Red Doublet c.1546

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