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The history of the feminine costume of the world, from the year 5318 B.C. to our century. published Item/Page/Plate Number: Vol. II, part VIII - Ancient Greece : plate 3 NYPL Call Number: MMC+ Giafferi

Ionic Chiton - This is a column of fabric with pins (think fancy safety pin) at shoulders and a rope belt at waist. Also, note the hair,

Ionic Chiton - This is a column of fabric with pins (think fancy safety pin) at shoulders and a rope belt at waist. Also, note the hair,

The beautiful lines of the Greek costumes ./ Paul Louis de Giafferri ([1926-1927])

The beautiful lines of the Greek costumes ./ Paul Louis de Giafferri ([1926-1927])

The fine draperies of the Greco-Roman costumes./ Paul Louis de Giaffie... ([1926-1927])

The fine draperies of the Greco-Roman costumes./ Paul Louis de Giaffie... ([1926-1927])

The women here are all wearing the traditional garments of the Roman women. Their tunics length is down to the elbow, women weren't allowed to show their full arm. Over their tunics they wore their Palla  and most of the women in the image are married because they are wearing a Stole. A Stole is like a chiton with various ruffles and usually had a metal brooch.

The women here are all wearing the traditional garments of the Roman women. Their tunics length is down to the elbow, women weren't allowed to show their full arm. Over their tunics they wore their Palla and most of the women in the image are married because they are wearing a Stole. A Stole is like a chiton with various ruffles and usually had a metal brooch.

The fine draperies of the Greco-Roman costumes./ Paul Louis de Giaffie... ([1926-1927])

The fine draperies of the Greco-Roman costumes./ Paul Louis de Giaffie... ([1926-1927])

The beautiful lines of the Greek costumes ./ Paul Louis de Giafferri ([1926-1927])   Shoes and sandals

The beautiful lines of the Greek costumes ./ Paul Louis de Giafferri ([1926-1927]) Shoes and sandals

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