By Mary G. Houston
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Fig. H. U. pinx. del. A QUEEN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COSTUME forms an shown This particular draping is the inspiration of the decoration on Plate II. Similar drapings without the twisting were worn both ear, as by men and women. It in interesting to note that a is worn in Burma at the is practically similar present day sketch. garment by both men and women, 54" Fig. HA Fig. HB 88"Fig. lie ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COSTUME Fig, 12 Compare Fig, 12 with Plate II. here given has suggested in stripes. its where the drapery lines a decoration of ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COSTUME PLATE IX.
Note the of this cap to the so-called fez or tarbush at the present day.
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.
Ancient Egyptian, Assyrian & Persian Costumes & Decorations by Mary G. Houston