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Fringed palla. "...respectable women also wore a long cloak, called a palla, over their tunic and stola when they went outside. This was rectangular in shape and was typically draped over the left shoulder, under the right arm and back across the body, carried by the left arm or thrown back again over the left shoulder. The palla could also be pulled up to cover the head, as shown in the above statue of Livia or in this depiction of a matron whose elegantly draped palla has a fringe."…

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Nobanzi (Ndebele Tribe) Ndebele women paint colourful geometric designs on the mud walls of their huts by using only their fingers and chicken feathers. Married women wear a traditional blanket and the distinctive neck and arm rings that are made of brass by the men folk.

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Pentelic marble statue; draped female torso; stands on left foot, right leg drawn back; head, which was separately made, fits into socket; forearms and most of the feet missing. Probably a stock Greek-style body for a Roman female portrait. Culture/period: Roman (Julio-Claudian?) 1stC

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Kevin Francis Gray Face-off (detail), 2007, bronze, automotive, paint, wood plinth I love this piece.

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Interesting note about Green Mount Cemetery of Montpelier, Vermont. There is a legend about the bronze statue of a figure, draped in cloth, lounging back on the large It is known as the Black Agnes and is said to be cursed. It is said if you sit in the lap of The Black Agnes, you will die. A few years back, a young man sat on the lap of Black Agnes, and a few days later he drowned in the Winooski River. I do not know if the curse is true. The statue is also said to be of the Virgin Mary…

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Fashion Sketchbooks, Artist Study with thanks to Laura April Jayne for Art School Students, CAPI ::: Create Art Portfolio Ideas at milliande.com Art School Portfolio, Fashion, Clothes, Design, Art, Figurative, Figure, People

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Place (findspot) Excavated/Findspot Cyrene, Agora (scope note | all objects) (Africa,Libya,Cyrenaica,Cyrene) Date 100-130 (circa) Description Marble statue of a woman wearing a tunic and a cloak.

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