- hand woven, very time consuming
- could use same piece of fabric as clothes or a blanket (lol)!
- made of spun wool or linen (traded with Egyptians)
- pieces of clothing: tunic (peplos or chiton) fastened at shoulders with broach; cloak (himation)
- women's clothes were floor-length while men's were knee-length
- a lot of what we know about clothes come from and sculptures, but those have lost their color
- most Greek clothing was not white, female clothes were pastel, richer people had purple patterns
- respectable women wore cloaks or shawls
- footwear light sandals or open toed boot when they went out, barefoot at home
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I got these notes from a Cambridge University lecture video and the amazing Metropolitan Museum of Art website (one of my favorite history websites). Both of these sources are very trustworthy because these organizations are famous and world renowned. I simply read the sources and then pulled out the parts I thought were interesting. My next post will turn these notes into a well-written paragraph!