Hanging sleeves

Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the back from the shoulders.
Loose, flowing sleeves.

See also: Hanging, Hanging

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
He was very richly dressed, with furred robes, a scarlet hood, and wide hanging sleeves lined with flame-colored silk.
You were seated upon cushions in the Spanish fashion; you wore a robe of green satin embroidered with gold and silver, hanging sleeves knotted upon your beautiful arms--those lovely arms--with large diamonds.
His habit was very proper for a merry-andrew, being a dirty calico, with hanging sleeves, tassels, and cuts and slashes almost on every side: it covered a taffety vest, so greasy as to testify that his honour must be a most exquisite sloven.
both arms in, as rows of trees close up the view like hanging sleeves,
Most students began by painting background colors as well as their hanging sleeves. Then, referencing their line pattern exercises and their selected color schemes, they used assorted brushes to create their painted kente cloths.
Mytens's Charles is fashionably attired in a highly ornate doublet with wings and false hanging sleeves. The breast of the doublet is decoratively slashed to match the doublet sleeves.
* Top garments with empty hanging sleeves were popular.