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"R" word for shawl or poncho-like garment please?

Posted by arlinek (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 20, 13 at 6:29

It's driving me crazy. The lower edge is usually rounded, it's split open up the front and just wraps around the shoulders & back, sometimes seamed down the back. It's longish, maybe to the hips or a little longer. Starts with the letter "R" ...

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RE: "R" word for shawl or poncho-like garment please?

FINALLY remembered it: the word is RUANA!!

RE: "R" word for shawl or poncho-like garment please?

It would have driven me crazy if you had not remembered the word!!!! Don't think I've ever heard it called that, anyway.

RE: "R" word for shawl or poncho-like garment please?

Also "rebozo" - a really big shawl

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