In the figure we see the silhouette of that costume which forms our ideal of proportion and grace of line.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
The Greek female dress of the classical period. The Greek dress is indeed one of the typical products of the Hellenic genius. It exemplifies better than almost anything else the capacity of this gifted people for producing the most beautiful effects by the simplest means.
Greece. Women’s costumes. The main piece of clothing was the chiton, in Roman times the tunica, a long, folded piece of textile that was wrapped around the body
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
GREECE. ANTIQUE HAIR AND HEADGEAR. The women of Greek antiquity knew how to achieve a great variety in the arrangement of their hair. Veils of light or precious fabric, ribbons of various colours, flowers and fragrant ointments were often used in artistic hairstyles.
The Women’s toilet. Ancient Greek cosmetics, beauty products, hair care, mirrors and jewelry boxes. The fragrances, the dyeing of hair.
War, race and triumphal chariots. Greek soldier. Leader in full armor. Different types of the Greek helmet and weapons.
Ancient Greece. Hairstyles and Hair Fashions. Hats and Head-dresses.
Antique Greek theatrical masks. Antiqués. Art Gréco. Masques Tragiques, Sculptés.
This bust has been called that of a Maenad or Bacchante, an attribution which the comparison of other Bacchic types would seem fully to justify.
The female dress of the classical period.