Another extremely popular dance was the saraband, which, however, died out after the 17th century.
saraband (Serebend) rugs are woven in the district of Sarawan.
During this time also the ceremonial ball (with all its elaborate detail of courante, minuet and saraband) was cultivated.
They resemble in their field and in the firm texture the saraband rug, the palm-leaf design being arranged throughout the field.
Ma'mselle danced a Russ saraband with great vigour, grace, and expression.
On the contrary, I shall walk jocund and erect, with a laughing eye and a dancing leg, when you are long past laugh or saraband.
Anne bade him prove it by dressing as a circus clown and dancing a saraband for her.
I wondered whether the Orissa's fife might not have had something to do with the saraband of the wild waves we encountered.
But I have read that M. le Cardinal de Richelieu danced a saraband.
A saraband lends itself to a serious and even solemn turn of thought.