Types of Greek Dresses: Outfit with a Greek Goddess dress

Types of Greek Dresses: Outfit with a Greek Goddess dress

The project explores how prehistoric people dressed and expressed creativity and identity through pottery, metalwork and textiles during the period 1800-500 BC. University of Southampton archaeologist Dr Jo Sofaer, who is leading CinBA, says:  “I’m interested in finding out what drove Bronze Age people to make the leap from clothing which was purely functional – to using clothes, along with metalwork and accessories, as a form of expression.

The project explores how prehistoric people dressed and expressed creativity and identity through pottery, metalwork and textiles during the period 1800-500 BC. University of Southampton archaeologist Dr Jo Sofaer, who is leading CinBA, says: “I’m interested in finding out what drove Bronze Age people to make the leap from clothing which was purely functional – to using clothes, along with metalwork and accessories, as a form of expression.

Ancient Greek Dresses by Ninidu on deviantART, Ainara has a great board called ancient greek on costume

Ancient Greek Dresses by Ninidu on deviantART, Ainara has a great board called ancient greek on costume

Greek peplos : 2nd Century BC - 5th Century: Ancient Era – Greece and Rome : Entretelas Vestuario : Manufacture of tailored suits, vintage, historical clothing, medieval costumes, Romans, Greeks, centuries and rebirth, etc.

Greek peplos : 2nd Century BC - 5th Century: Ancient Era – Greece and Rome : Entretelas Vestuario : Manufacture of tailored suits, vintage, historical clothing, medieval costumes, Romans, Greeks, centuries and rebirth, etc.

Peplos gown (image 5 - beading detail) | Mariano Fortuny | Venice | 1916 | silk, Murano glass beads | Augusta Auction House | November 13, 2013/Lot 296

Peplos gown (image 5 - beading detail) | Mariano Fortuny | Venice | 1916 | silk, Murano glass beads | Augusta Auction House | November 13, 2013/Lot 296

Reconstruction of the famous "Huldremose-Peplos" a danish bog find that is dated to 220 BC.

Reconstruction of the famous "Huldremose-Peplos" a danish bog find that is dated to 220 BC.

drawing of chiton which consist of two wide pieces of cloth were sewn together almost to the top, leaving just enough room for armholes. The woman pulled this garment over her head and used several pins or buttons to fasten it at intervals over her shoulders and arms, forming a dress with sleeves which could be belted under the breasts, at the waist, or at the hips. The length of the sleeves was determined by the width of the cloth.

drawing of chiton which consist of two wide pieces of cloth were sewn together almost to the top, leaving just enough room for armholes. The woman pulled this garment over her head and used several pins or buttons to fasten it at intervals over her shoulders and arms, forming a dress with sleeves which could be belted under the breasts, at the waist, or at the hips. The length of the sleeves was determined by the width of the cloth.

Terra Celtica, Poland. Iron Age Celtic Garb

Terra Celtica, Poland. Iron Age Celtic Garb

Classicism. Mme Gres. Pleated silk jersey

Classicism. Mme Gres. Pleated silk jersey

Delphos by Fortuny - I want one of these so badly!!!  The absolute jewel of any vintage clothing collection!!!

Delphos by Fortuny - I want one of these so badly!!! The absolute jewel of any vintage clothing collection!!!

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