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Title:
Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine costume
Author:
Houston, Mary G. (Mary Galway), 1871-
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003.
Physical Description:
ix, 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"This Dover edition, first published in 2003, is an unabridged republication of the second edition of this work, originally published as Volume II of the series "A Technical History of Costume" by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd, London in 1947..." -- verso T.p.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486426105
Format :
Book

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Included are elaborate examples of Aegean costume, Doric and Ionic styles of dress for women, Greek and Roman armor, graceful and intricately arranged Roman togas, more. Ornate vestments of the Eastern Orthodox Church and Byzantine costumes are carefully described and portrayed as are styles of hairdressing, jewelry, and other decorative elements. 315 black-and-white illustrations.