History of Costumes

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ANCIENT EGYPT 1. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/78/Porteuse_d'offrandes_1_XI%C2%B0dynastie.gif/145px-Porteuse_d'offrandes_1_XI%C2%B0dynastie.gif 2. http://fashionchoice.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/ancient-egyptian-fashion-black-egyptian-dress-img-2-322x483.jpg

KALASARIS , one of the Egyptian clothing, was worn by both men and women. This is a long robe which covers the neck part and it could be sleeveless or have short and narrow or wide and full sleeveless. The left image shows us a statue of a typical Egptian woman who wear Kalasaris with a geomatric patterns and she also wear some jewelleries. While the right image shows us a black dress that looks similar with the Kalasaris. It is one of the collection of a well-known designer. How can we say that the right image has a common similarities with Kalasaris? We can determine it from the neck part and also the gold embroidery patterns. In the ancient times, gold color was very common and even become a symbolic color for the Egyptians. The jewelleries can also become one of the determinants. They use jewelleries in their daily lives.

MESOPOTAMIA

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The Sumerians occupy Mesopotamia in the 3000 B.C. Sumerians wore a wool-like garment with some layers on it. The skirt will have some patterns or fringe. Sometimes fake fur was also added. Kaunakes tends to be very heavy and so the Sumerians wore it as a skirt. The left image shows the statue of a Sumerians wearing Kaunakes. And the right image shows how a skirt which is similar to…...

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