AMantuais a dress. Well actually it’s a corset which is a medal or wooded frame that is really tight in the waist and gets really big at the bottom. TheMantuaoriginated fromItalyand then franc started to were theItalyfashion line, they start to wereMantua’s in 18 century. When theMantua’s were a really big thing the people thought that the bigger theMantuawas the richer you were. People don’t wareMantua’s any more but if you want to see them you can go to a museum.