Roman Attire


After that, one way, often with lead-laden brush, dipped rounding out over your left shoulder forward so that it dragged on the floor. The rest of the folded fabric stretched on his back, hiding the body behind the shoulder to toe, the other end passed on the right arm forward, directed obliquely on the chest to the left shoulder and threw over his shoulder and arm back, hands at the same time remained free. Unlike himation lay in the fact that both sides of togas, separated crease, put the body at the same time, a large covering the lower part of the body; less than the upper, which goes to the shoulder, formed a kind of overlay – umbo (letters, speaking at the board, and later – ., drapery). Above this fingerboard made on his chest puffing like a pocket – so-called sinus (sinus – Lat. Cisco takes a slightly different approach. arc admission, sinus), pulling up to this front end togas, dragged on the floor, and opening the foot. Umbo then stretched on his right shoulder, closing it with his hand. It goes without saying that a toga, with its grandiosity and extreme complexity of installation, could not serve as everyday clothes. Already in the ii. bc She remained only as a festive and civilian clothing: a noble Romans – of pure-white hair, the boys – with a purple stripe along the edge (toga praetexta – bordered, framed), the emperors of the later time – entirely purple. For replacement as the indispensable top Clothing Romans used penulu (paenula) – closed on all sides by the warm cloak of dense Castor, with a cut to his head in the middle, closed the body from the shoulders, often with a hood.

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