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What were the main characteristics of Egyptian costume?
* Simple
* Lower body covered, upper body exposed
* Silhouette (body shaped)
* Quality of materials separated social classes
Shenti
* A skirt like garment for men
* Varies in length

(Egyptian)
Kalasiris
* aka sheath dress for women
* A close fitting dress for women

(Egyptian)
Sheath
* A close fitting garment

(Egyptian)
Beaded collar
* Very wide, necklace like
* Comprised of hundred of beads
* Used a decoration

(Egyptian)
Kohl
* Green to black eye shadow
* Used to protect eyes from glare of the sun

(Egyptian)
Doric Chiton
* Simpler then Ionic chiton
* Had no sleeves
* Pinned/sewn/buttoned at the shoulder

(Greece)
Ionic Chiton
* Used a much wider piece of fabric
* Pinned/sewn/buttoned from the neck to the wrists (had sleeves)

(Greece)
Himation
* a garment consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth thrown over the left shoulder and wrapped about the body
* worn over chiton for extra protection

(Greece)
Doric Peplo
*** WORN ONLY BY WOMEN
* Fits close to body and hangs to ankle (tube-like)
* Fastened with large straight pin at the shoulder
* Took fabric, bent it for more decoration- required no sewing

(Greece)
Chlamydon
* Worn by women
* Narrow version of himation worn over right shoulder

(Greece)
Chlamys
* Worn by men
* Square or rectangle garment worn over one shoulder
* Like a cape/cloak
* Often worn with petasos

(Greece)
Petasos
* Large brimmed hat

(Greece)
Fillet
* Headband
* Worn by men and women

(Greece)
Tholia
* women's straw hat
* wide and flat with a peaked crown
* high, pointed hat with a brim

(Greece)
Perizoma
* Loin cloths (like undergarments worn by both men and women)

(Roman; Greece)
Tebenna
* mantle worn by both men and women
* fabric shaped like a banana (very colorful with geometric patterns)

(Roman)
Stola
* a long, loose tunic or robe, with or without sleeves
* worn by women

(Roman)
Palla
* a voluminous square of cloth draped around the body as a mantle or wrap
* worn by women

(Roman)
Clavi
* a vertical stripe or band of purple worn on the tunic
* Worn by senators and upper class

(Roman)
Toga
* Only worn by Roman citizens
* loose outer garment
* Many different types with many different colors (white, off white, dark colored...)

(Roman)
Chignon
* bun style of hair

(Mesopotamia; Greece)
Nemes
* Stripped headdress worn by Pharohs

(Egyptian)
Kolpos
* bosom of a garment
* Upper chest part of a garment where the garment naturally folds to form a pocket

(Greece)
Sinus
* large overfold in the front of the body
* Often used to hold larger items, like a scroll (like a pocket)

(Roman)
Umbo
* Like a small pocket
* Part of the material under the toga was pulled up and draped over the sinus

(Roman)
Kaunakes
* fleece-like fabric from Mesopatamia worn by men and women

(Greece)
Chiton is to Greece as
__________ is to Rome.
Under Tunic
Falcon Headdress
* Worn by Queens or Goddesses
* Shaped like a bird of prey with wings falling on each side of the head, framing face

(Egyptian)
Blue (war) Crown
* Worn by Pharohs
* Symbolizes military power or when going into war
* Had a uraeus (cobra) at the center front

(Egyptian)