what the Romans called the people who developed an advanced culture in certain areas of the Italian peninsula
loincloth worn by Etruscans
a rounded Etruscan mantle worn by men and women
Elliptically shaped mantle worn by male Roman citizens
broad purple bands from hem to hem over shoulders on the tunics of distinguished individuals
workshop on large estates to produce their own cloth. Labored by women, many of whom were slaves.
paintings on plaster, used extensively in decorating the interiors of buildings
Toga pura (Toga virillis)
plain, undecorated wool, worn after age 16 by ordinary male Roman citizen
an exceptionally white wool worn by candidates for office
plain with a purple border about 2-3 inches wide, worn by young sons and daughters of nobility and certain magistrates and high priests
black or dark toga, worn for mourning
Purple with gold embroidery, assigned on special occasions to victorious generals or other distinguished persons
multicolored striped toga worn by augurs or important officials
lower overfold of the Imperial Toga
the knob, a smaller overfold above the sinus
less cumbersome form of toga that had a belt-like band that elimnates the umbo
Toga with the folded bands
evolved from balteus. The overfold is folded back and foth upon itself until a folded band of fabric is formed at the top of the semicircle
evolved form of the Greek himation, broad rectangle draped around the shoulders, crossed in front, and held in place with a belt.
Roman loincloth. Undergarment for middle and upperclass men and working garment for slaves.
Heavy wool cloak, semicircular, closed at the front, with a hood.
rectangular cloak with rounded corners and a hood
circle of cloth folded to a semicircle that was thrown over the shoulders and pinned at the front.
like modern hooded poncho, cut full and with an opening through which the head was slipped.
large white or purple cloak similar to Greek chlamys, worn by emperors or generals
female Roman loincloth
band of fabric that supported the breasts
draped shawl, Roman counterpart of Greek himation, placed over the outer tunic.
garment for free, married women. Sleeveless outer tunic with straps, worn over the outer tunic.
distinctive dress of a Roman matron, perhaps a ruffle at the bottom of the stola
woolen band used to bind hair of Roman matrons
Hairstyle inspired by Etruscan women's headdress, worn by mater familias.
dark colored garment that Roman widows wore instead of a palla for a year of mourning
slipperlike shoe reaching to the ankle
roman linen handkerchief for wiping off perspiration, veiling the face, or holding in front of the mouth to protect against disease.
slightly larger version of the sudarium, symbol of rank worn by upperclass Roman women, neatly pleated across the left shoulder or forearm.
Roman table napkin
belted linen garment much like a chiton worn by young Roman girls
locked made of gold, silver, bronze, or leather containing charms against the evil eye placed around the neck of a Roman freeborn infant boy at the time of his naming.
folded rectangle fastening on the right shoulder, worn by Roman officers
single layer of thick wool, generally red, worn by ordinary soldiers and ROman citizens in time of war.
bright and colorful garment worn by men at dinner parties. Lightweight garment worn instead of the toga, a tunic plus a shoulder garment.
veil of bright orange worn by a Roman bride
roman variant of the tunic, fuller than earlier tunics, with long, wide sleeves, adopted in later years of the empire.