costumes

The Roman Collection

Based upon the Greek style of dress, Roman society had a number of rules that citizens had to adhere to. The colours of their clothes denoted the rank of society - purple was reserved for those of senatorial rank.

Peasant Boy 16

Slaves of the wealthy classes were dressed in a type of uniform, styled on a simple tunic. Free-born peasants, the truly poorest people, also wore tunics, but of a coarse woven cloth, unadorned and work stained.

Size 7-8