AMDT 220 History of Fashion NotesWhat did men and women do for clothing production in Mesopotamia? - - Women: spinning and weaving- Men: Dyeing and finishingVenus of Vespugue is an example of what? - - Clothes as decor/status- Earliest representation of spun threadFibula - Roman word used by archaeologists denoting a pin used for holding garments togetherKanaukes - Greek term for fleece or fleece-like fabricCignon - Bun worn at the back of the neck by ancient world womenApotropaic - Having the power to avert evil influences or bad thoughtsWarp - The lengthwise or vertical yarn in a length of fabric (Egypt)Weft - The crosswise or horizontal yarn in a length of fabric (Egypt)Selvedge - The finished edge of the fabric (Egypt)Seam - Where one piece of cloth is joined to another by sewing (Egypt)Linen - Fiber derived from flax (Egypt)Henna - A reddish hair dye used to color nailsShawl - Woven rectangles or squares of fabrics, draped in various wayskinaukes - tails attached to skirt made of woolOld Kingdom Men - Cloth loinclothsShort wraparound skirtsLong narrow apronsLong cloaksSashes and strapsSandalsOld Kingdom Women - Cloth loinclothsWraparound skirts of various typesWraparound sheath dressesBead-net dressesV-necked dressesShawls and long cloaks
Sashes and strapsSandalsMiddle Kingdom Men - Cloth and leather loinclothsWraparound skirts of various lengthsLong, narrow, and triangular apronsShort shawls and long cloaksSashes and strapsSandalsMiddle Kingdom Women - Cloth loinclothsWraparound skirts of various typesWraparound sheath dressesBead-net dressesV-necked dressesShawls and long cloaksSashes and strapsSandalsThree types of Minoan women conical flared skirts - 1. With apron2. With tiers of ruffles3. With v-shaped rufflesRole of women in ancient Greece - Subordinate but had a companionable relationship with men.