Ancient Greek costumes
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In 1912, fashionable dress was a combination of classical and orientalist elements. The silhouette was slim and high-waisted with an emphasis on the vertical line. A draped surplice bodice, waist sash or overtunic provided the requisite touch of drapery. These elements were drawn from ideas of ancient Greek and Roman dress.
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This is a picture of three women praying to the gods. The garments that these women are wearing is called himation. This outfit was worn on a daily basis outside because of its light fabric. "It first was used as a cloak but, as the century passed, it was draped more elaborately and it was ten to twelve feet longer"
Colored Diamond Info
A tiara of oak leaves, acorns and hollow acorn cups designed in the manner of Ancient Greek jewellry, set with a profusion of brilliant-and rose-cut diamonds. Made by Garrard after the neo-classical fashion of the early 19th century for the 15th Duke of Norfolk to give to his bride, Gwendolen Constable Maxwell, on the occasion of their marriage in 1904.