Ancient Egyptian, Assyrian & Persian Costumes & Decorations by Mary G. Houston

By Mary G. Houston

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C. which the Egyptian influence is equally strongly marked in this case, again, the garments are all rectin ; 30 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COSTUME angular pieces of material, the sleeves in one with the tunic. To knot the cloak to the over-skirt, as shown in this figure, the of the over-skirt should be fullness one hand the two corners of the cloak are taken in the other hand and twisted together round bunched up in ; the skirt in a knot. Fig. 14 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COSTUME PLATE X. Plate costume X. " Several varieties of this type are illustrated and described on pp.

Underneath a long tunic, and over this, tightening it in at the waist, is an Egyptian a small Egyptian scarf knotted to the skirt in similar fashion to the costume skirt ; All the garments worn by Fig. 14 are rectangular pieces of material the tunic is two straight the top edge is pieces of stuff sewn up the sides in Fig. 15. ; ; divided into three parts by pinning; these openings form the neck arid arm-holes. Fig. C. which the Egyptian influence is equally strongly marked in this case, again, the garments are all rectin ; 30 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COSTUME angular pieces of material, the sleeves in one with the tunic.

MYTHOLOGICAL PERSONAGE 51 ANCIENT ASSYRIAN COSTUME Fig. , but long. and covering the back half a small richly decorated shawl about Tied at of his figure is 20 inches square. his waist Note the hand bottom corner left-hand bottom ; tassels hanging from right- these would be the corner. He also same on the wears the mentioned in connection with Plate XI. tassels belt ; which look like horsehair The wavy hang from his sword a tassel also hangs from the back of his necklace, and two ribbons from his cap-band.

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