AMDT 220 History of Fashion Notes - AMDT 220 History of Fashion Notes What did men and women do for clothing production in Mesopotamia Women spinning

AMDT 220 History of Fashion Notes - AMDT 220 History of...

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AMDT 220 History of Fashion Notes What did men and women do for clothing production in Mesopotamia? - - Women: spinning and weaving - Men: Dyeing and finishing Venus of Vespugue is an example of what? - - Clothes as decor/status - Earliest representation of spun thread Fibula - Roman word used by archaeologists denoting a pin used for holding garments together Kanaukes - Greek term for fleece or fleece-like fabric Cignon - Bun worn at the back of the neck by ancient world women Apotropaic - Having the power to avert evil influences or bad thoughts Warp - 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 nails Shawl - Woven rectangles or squares of fabrics, draped in various ways kinaukes - tails attached to skirt made of wool Old Kingdom Men - Cloth loincloths Short wraparound skirts Long narrow aprons Long cloaks Sashes and straps Sandals Old Kingdom Women - Cloth loincloths Wraparound skirts of various types Wraparound sheath dresses Bead-net dresses V-necked dresses Shawls and long cloaks
Sashes and straps Sandals Middle Kingdom Men - Cloth and leather loincloths Wraparound skirts of various lengths Long, narrow, and triangular aprons Short shawls and long cloaks Sashes and straps Sandals Middle Kingdom Women - Cloth loincloths Wraparound skirts of various types Wraparound sheath dresses Bead-net dresses V-necked dresses Shawls and long cloaks Sashes and straps Sandals Three types of Minoan women conical flared skirts - 1. With apron 2. With tiers of ruffles 3. With v-shaped ruffles Role of women in ancient Greece - Subordinate but had a companionable relationship with men.

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