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Greek garments were different for men and women

  1. 1. 1. Greek garments were different for men and women, and were fitted to the exact size of their bodies- true or false? Why? • Greek garments were essentially the same for men and women and were not shaped or fitted to the body but draped on the body in soft folds. There were four types, which were all rectangles: the chiton (eg.dress), Doric and Ionic over draperies, the himation and the chlamys. 2. What happened to the Doric chiton over time • The garment grew wider and was known as the Doric chiton in the time. 3. Give two characteristics of the Ionic chiton • Of phoenician oraigin. Most often in sources of female garment. it was made of thin woolens and probably crepe-like,similar to materials still woven in Greece aslo linen or the gauzy materials form Cos in asia minor, patterned in murx purple (eg. tyrian).4. How was the himation worn by married women? What did it alsoserve as? • Slung over the left shoulder and leaving the right arm free or worn by married women, with the corner over the head like a shawl.

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