Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Red Doublet

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RED DOUBLET (S8x40) 3C (4C set) Doris Weller A Yankee Sampler

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 (Lady on Man' right)
25-32 1s set to 2L, turn inwards and set to 3M, set to 3L, turn inwards and set to 2M. 1s in middle face up
33-40 Mirror reels of 3 on sides, 1s dance up, 2s cast down and 3s cast up to start. 213

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

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

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