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The Carmagnole is the name given to the short jacket, originally from North Italian peasants but commonly worn by the sans-culottes in revolutionary France. The tunic, from Carmagnola, Piemont, was popular in Southern France and spread.

The costume - almost a uniform gave rise to a song of two line stanzas praising the revolution sung by those people. The song soon became accompanied by a Farandole type of dance