20,000 Years of Fashion: The History of Costume and Personal by Francois Boucher

By Francois Boucher

Outsized Hardcover tells the tale of the way humans have dressed themselves from the earliest recorded occasions to fashionable occasions. A definitive research that includes each one epoch and area, sincerely mentioned in order that the amateur can get pleasure from this quantity in addition to the coed. A needs to for any pupil of the humanities or someone drawn to how style has advanced.

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Photo Giraudon) 45 Bas-relief of the Spinner, discovered at Su^a. Paris. Louvre. ^' : HAIR AND HEAD-DRESSES lUUU 54U lit worn in this way was what the Greeks called a do not know what colour this scaif was, but we can tell that it was also used as a girdle. Ancient authors use the term mitrati to designate certain head-dresses worn by the people of Susa, the Arabs and the Kings of Cyprus. Chaldean statues show similar headdresses decorated with relief orna- The scarf 'mitra'. We ments, giving the impression of a deep-piled, curly material: Statuettes of men represent some as beardless headed, others as wearing long hair and beards.

27 Vogt, Ciba 15, pp. 537-540. , pp. ), 532-533 (repr). 29 Lantier, p. 69; Broholm, p. 38 and fig. 23. 30 Breuil, p. 15. 31 Broholm, pp. 29 ff. , pp. 29-36. 33 Lantier, pp. 99-100. 34 Goury, p. 231 and fig. 92, after a T-toggle in the P^rigueux seum. 35 Vogt, Ciba 15, p. 519; Broholm, pp. , p. 540. Mu- ff. 37 Dechelette, II, p. 309. 38 Clark, p. 324. , p. 328. 40 Schlabov; Salin, I, p. 105 and fig. 8, mentions these garments as Germanic from the sixth-seventh centuries. 41 Clark, pp. 324-329 and fig.

In the most elegant was rolled over the ears, with a high, bands arching on to the top of the head. ^* waves were held King of Mari, shown with a beard and his hair in a large chignon at the back of his head, was in reality wearing a wig, and perhaps also a false beard held in place by a narrow band, perhaps an ornament worn by gods (Ningirsu on the Stele of the Vultures); princes (Mes-kalamshar at Ur), and kings (Eannatum at Telloh [Lagash]); WooUey has found remains of wigs in a man's tomb in the royal cemetery at Ur.

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