Category Archives: Fashion

Handmaiden Dressing a Roman Bride

DescriptionEnglish: Handmaiden wearing a sleeved stola and palla, dressing a bride, who wears a tunica with open sleeves, a stola with the instita, and a light palla.
Date1881
SourceRoman Antiquities by A. S. Wilkins (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881)
AuthorAnonymous

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Roman Toga

DescriptionEnglish: Illustration of a Roman toga from an 1881 book
Date1881
SourceRoman Antiquities by A. S. Wilkins (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881)
AuthorAnonymous

The “b” below the sandal is not keyed to anything in the source book, suggesting that the illustration was left over from an earlier book. This scalable illustration can be used at any size.