Byzantine Fashions by Tom Tierney

By Tom Tierney

Illustrations of actual costumes, as depicted in historical mosaics and sculpture, show clothes of all classes--from easy tunics of early Christian commoners and physique armor of Roman warriors to a pallium embellished with crosses, worn via a clergyman of the tenth century; and finely brocaded gown of a 12th-century Byzantine princess. shoes, headgear, and hair kinds also are provided in a set absolute to motivate and pleasure colorists and dress designers. Descriptive captions.

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Make sure to wrap the strips as tightly as you can. Tuck the ends of strips under other strips as you go. 4 When your ball is almost as big as you want it to be, start tying (instead of just wrapping) the strips again. Your knots don’t have to be big, but they should be tight. Supplies old bed sheet scissors newspaper craft glue fabric paint, any color or colors 5 When the ball is the size you want, tuck in the knots and ends wherever you can. This will help make the outside of your ball smooth.

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