On Cotillion Pictures. Cotillion was tall (taller than ammanas) with dark hair, at times worn straight and loose, also described as almost ragged. An elaborate dance with frequent changing of partners carried out under the leadership of one couple at formal balls.
A ballroom dance for couples that resembles the quadrille. I am a cotillion survivor and a former debutant escort. Originally for four couples in square formation, it was a courtly version of an english country dance.
↑ scholes, p., the oxford companion to music, o.u.p.
Video introduction to and registration for our cotillions which teach manners, etiquette and social dance to children and adolescents. Wichita's #roundmoundofsound opened in 1960. Cotillion (15c.), originally petticoat, a double dim. Cotillion definition, a formal ball given especially for debutantes.