Roman Outfit 1st cent, Ancient Rome - Roman clothing - Roman Outfit 1st cent, Full Roman outfit (0 -100 d.c), square Tunica cum clavi (stripes), band ventralis (waistband), braccae (trousers) just-under-the-knee length,
I never would have guessed that 2006's "300" would inspire me, but the queen's costume struck a chord; could replace linen with velvet and maintain texture, convert neckline from asymmetrical to square.
Lamé dress black and gold, gray sleeves and gold lamé, gold bracelet cuffs. Bodice trimmed with gold skin scales. Draped in burgundy velvet coat lined with silk and chiffon purple. Applications of gold and bronze skin c. 1961 The Ornamented Being - Page 5 of 345