Here is the American Kennel Club standard on the Mantle Great Dane:

Mantle--The color shall be black and white with a solid black blanket
extending over the body; black skull with white muzzle; white blaze is optional;
whole white collar is preferred; a white chest; white on part or whole of forelegs
and hind legs; white tipped black tail. A small white marking in the blanket is
acceptable, as is a break in the white collar.

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Great Example of a Mantle Pattern
5 month old puppy

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6 month mantle puppy

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2 examples of mantle 3 week old Great Danes

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