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Unformatted text preview: to hold the skirt in place. As far as the upper part of the body, men and women would wear cloaks. Moreover, the cloaks were made from animal skins, leather, or heavy felted cloth (pg. 24). However, as styles evolved the complexity of the garments increased. Skirts were still popular but shawls and tunics started coming into use. Furthermore, accessories like jewelry were only seen among the royalty, royal women were known to wear gold jewelry. During this era some men and women had long hair which they would put in a bun at the back of the neck which was called a chignon. The chignon was held by a fillet which is also known as a headband (pg. 24). The fashion of this era continuously changed, however it was only because newer things were being found and learned....
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course RETL J115 taught by Professor Dr.bittle during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '10