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44 Cards in this Set

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Kaunakes: tweisted knot wool skirt
draped garment, held on by belts
worn by men and women
what is this?
soldiers wore helmets, made of felt or leather
and cloaks made of animal skin or felt
stylized curls, chignon, long beard
fringe trimmed tunic worn by mesopotamians
Schenti: skirt wrapped around waist held on by belt or girdle
Calasiris: sheath dress worn by upper class women
below or above waist held up by strap over shoulder
Nemes head ccloth worn by pharoahs
Postiche: fake beard symbol or royal rank
Uraeus: cobra embellishment on headdress
Queen Nefertiti not wearing a wig
interesting crown
black coal eyeliner helps protect eyes from sun
Pectoral Necklace: made of semi precious stones, holds clothing in place
Snake Goddess
Perizoma: mens brief, more fitted and tailored to the body
thin waist
Minoan 1200BC

curls wavy hair, men are beardless
Greek Archaic dress 550BC
Doric Peplos: smooth fitting, highly patterned
has a flap or overfold
one side left open, held in place with a pin @ shoulder
made of wool
Doric Chiton: evolved from the doric peplos
made from linen
held in place by a pin at each shoulder
Ionic Chiton: uses several fibulas along the shoulder to create sleeves
lots of pleeting
Chlamys: cloak worn around left shoulder or center
Petasos: sun hat with big flat brim
Himation: wrapped around body and draped over one shoulder
beard associated with status in society
Exomis: worn by working class men, short chiton fastened only on one shoulder
Perizoma: short fitted briefs
Palla: wrapped around body, rectangular piece of cloth as a protective garment (cloak or mantle)
Strophium: undergarment brazier wrapped around breast
can be used as an excercising outfit as well.
Imperial Toga: more drapping and folds, very and heavy and hot, higher status
ceremonial garment
Lorica: armor worn over tunic, fitted boddess,
brass or bronze
molded to fit body
skirt of flaps
breast plate hinged on one side and a buckle or clasp on the other.
back plate separate from breast plate
molded loricas over tight long sleeved tunic
Paludamentum: giant cloak worn by men and women
tablion: rectangular decoration added to paludamentum
symbols of status
lots of patters
great range of color
fitted long sleeves
layered with other tunics over them
Bayeaux Tapestry which is really an embroidery show the story of norman invasion on England
shows the clothes of the period as well as the fabrics, colors and dyes
middle ages
Bliaut: lots of drapping, lightweigh fabric (silk)
evidence of seam and waist
worn with a mantle
abundance of fabric
girdled w/a belt
middle ages
Cotehardie: worn by men(short) and women (long) worn over pourpoint
closer fit to the body
full skirt, lower neckline, some decoration
Pourpoint: quilted or padded garment worn under armor
Middle Ages
Truncated henin: hair completely hidden, high hairline, plucked eyebrows
Revers on v-neck gown
Middle Ages
Anrolfini Marriage
fur hat, sable edged surcoat
velvet and fur lined houppelande
white linen kerchief over small-horned headdress
example of conspicuous consumption
Middle Ages 15th century
Krytle: peasant cote
swaddled babies wrapped in piecesof linen and completely imobilized.
Middle Ages
Poulaines or crackowes: shoes exagerated pointy toes shoes, abnormally long
15th Century
late 15th century
shirt is visible and taking on a role in society
upper class wears dublet over shirt, lower class wears shirt only
gloves = status of wealth
1520 Henry VIII broad physique 6' tall. Milan bonnet decorated w/aglets (metal decorations)
clothing reflects status as king
slashed doublet with gown on top
charles V 1530
stiffend doublet under padded gown
slashing on upper hose
codpiece-genital covering
English hood with billaments hanging down and lappets folded up
blackwork on chemise

16th century
Henry VIII 16th century 1537
hose with garter
duckbill shoes
1545 Catherine Parr
Spanish Farthingale cone shaped hoop skirt worn under gown
Ruffle evolves into Ruff
Cape replaces gown
Jerkin over dublet
panned trunk hose filled with bombast-pumpkin breeches
flat round toe shoes
Mid 16th century
Sir Henry Lee-1568
Jerking over dublet
Ring symbolizes devotion to Queen Elizabeth
black and white are also colors of the queen
Countess of Leicester 1585
stuff bodys worn with stays
matching sleeves and peticoat
worn over spanish farthingale
extreme ornamentation
pleated ruff
Sir Francis Drake 1585
venetian breeches-puff out from waist and tapered to the knee worn with hose
Peascod Belly
Doublet (elegant)
fur lined cloak or cape
very brief trunkhose over stockings
padded trunk hose over cannions
galligaskins or slops (relaxed breeches)
Stomacher-v shaped piece put on top of garment
open french ruff
stays and french farthingale
pointed bodys
padded sleeves
16th century
ruff still worn
rounded stomacher
medici collar-high standing collar
Reticella-embroidered lace
17th century
1631 longer hair as a result of the relaxed collar
cavalier look
thigh high boots made of fine leather and spurs
low decolletage
bare forearms
curved stomacher
simpler fabrics