Egypt clothing

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Egypt clothing

EgyptianClothing

The clothes were generally made of linen and kept quite simple- a short cloth resembling a kilt for men, a dress with straps for women. These basic clothing with minor variations accounting for fashion, in Egypt's history. Because very little sewing was done, the cloth was wrapped round the body and held in place by a belt

What They Wore

Amazing pictures from the period

Mostly women made the clothing as It was generally done at home, but there were workshops run by noblemen or other men of means also to make clothing

How they were made

The Ancient Egyptians went barefoot most of the time but wore sandals for special occasions or if their feet were likely to get hurt.The sandals worn by the poor were made of woven papyrus or palm while those worn by the rich were made of leather.

Footwear

A Sandal from Ancient Egypt

The male gods usually wore a tunic with suspenders that captured the essence of a male garment. The clothing ended above the waist and become rather popular at all times of the year. The females of the time tried to be represented as a God so they would wear clothing like the goddess, witch included a dress with suspenders that ended above the waist as well. The color of choice was typically white.

What the Gods wore.

The Gods of Ancient Egypy

Ancient Egyptian children did not wear clothes until they were about six years old then they would wear the same clothes as men and women did.

Children

http://www.historyonthenet.com/egyptians/clothing.htm

http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/timelines/topics/clothing.htm

http://www.unexplainable.net/ancients/clothing_of_the_egyptian_gods_and_goddesses.php

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