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elements of ancient costume [2]click to hear

Examples of different articles of clothing characteristic of a period, country, condition or occasion.
elements of ancient costume [2] palla stola chlamys chiton

palla click to hear

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

stola click to hear

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

chlamys click to hear

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

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.