Presentation on theme: "CLOTHING IN ROME Clothing in Rome was more than bed sheets!"— Presentation transcript:
CLOTHING IN ROME Clothing in Rome was more than bed sheets!
Formal wear for Romans Men wore a toga for speeches and formal occasions. The toga was a large woolen cloth in a trapezoidal shape. The toga had to be draped just so. Sometimes a special slave was kept to take care of the toga. The toga was uncomfortable!
Women’s wear A woman did not wear a toga. She wore a stola. A stola was a white woolen garment.
Woman in a stola Man in a toga
Roman soldier The roman soldier wore a tunic with a hauberk over top. He had a bronze helmet. If he were an officer he had a feather on top. He carried a shield and spear.
Roman Sandals Roman solders put nails in their sandals for traction.
Comfortable Clothes Romans usually wore a tunic— like a big shirt.
Romans wore the tunic and sandals every day. For formal wear the men wore a toga and the women wore a stola Roman soldiers wore a tunic under their hauberk. They wore sandals on their feet.