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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity

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Whilst seemingly simple garments such as the tunic remained staples of the classical wardrobe, sources from the period reveal a rich variety of changing styles and attitudes to clothing across the ancient world. Covering the period 500 BCE to 800 CE and drawing on sources ranging from extant garments and architectural iconography to official edicts and literature, this volume reveals Antiquity's preoccupation with dress, which was matched by an appreciation of the processes of production rarely seen in later periods. ...

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity
2021, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781350204720

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in Antiquity
2018, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9780857856968

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