Related post: Last-minute Vestal Virgin (a pile of sheets and some yarn, basically) The Vestal Virgins were the six priestesses who tended the sacred flame of Vesta, goddess of the hearth, in ancient Rome. They were far and away the most privileged women in Roman society, and in fact they were the only women who […]
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The project explores how prehistoric people dressed and expressed creativity and identity through pottery, metalwork and textiles during the period 1800-500 BC. University of Southampton archaeologist Dr Jo Sofaer, who is leading CinBA, says: “I’m interested in finding out what drove Bronze Age people to make the leap from clothing which was purely functional – to using clothes, along with metalwork and accessories, as a form of expression.
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“ Costume. Chitons. ” Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931). There have been many, many requests regarding suitable fabrics, length, colour etc...
CHITON (peplos): Va fija a los hombros, dejando libres los brazos, no está unida a los lados, pero se sujeta a la cintura mediante un cinturón y se ata a las caderas. Chitón (traje básico unisex): formado por dos paños regulares unidos entre si, fijo a nivel de los hombros por medio de fíbulas o broches. Largos al tobillo para los adultos y cortos bajo rodilla o sobre ella, para los jóvenes.