Grand Costume

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Academic Dress By Country - France
33, but nowadays usually fewer) in front and a train at the back (which in the current costume is not visible but attached with a button in the inner side of the gown) ... University rectors, chancellors or presidents wear also specific costumes, which are violet regardless of the academic field in which they graduated ... The dress exists in two versions the petit costume ("small costume") and the grand costume ("great costume") ...

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