Definitions for "Mantua"
A woman's cloak or mantle; also, a woman's gown.
loose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries
A dress worn throughout the 18th century. It was supported with panniers and was wide on the hips but flat on the front and back. Also called manteau.
A superior kind of rich silk formerly exported from Mantua in Italy.
Mantua (in Italian Màntova, in the local dialect of Lombard language Mantua) is an important city in Lombardy, Italy and capital of the province of the same name.