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 Girl 16

A free-born peasant girl would also wear a tunic style garment. To distinguish her slightly from the boys, we have used brooch fastenings at the shoulders - though this could just as easily have been tied with twine. Our brooches are printed in fabric and have Velcro to fasten to the tunic.