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elements of ancient costume click to hear : elements of ancient costume

Examples of different articles of clothing characteristic of a period, country, condition or occasion.
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palla stola chlamys chiton

palla click to hear : palla

Long rectangular piece of cloth, folded in half lengthwise and used as a cloak by Roman women.

stola click to hear : stola

Long full robe with or without sleeves and drawn in with a belt; it was worn by Roman women.

chlamys click to hear : chlamys

In ancient times, a rectangle of woolen fabric pinned on one shoulder; it was worn by soldiers next to the skin or over a chiton.

chiton click to hear : chiton

Tunic worn by Greek men and women in ancient times, made of two rectangles of linen sewn together to form a tube and belted at the waist.