It really looks like a hood to me. I will forward to a friend who does Roman impressions.
On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 2:35 AM, scourney <scour...@nwlink.com> wrote: > Hi, I'm looking at a job reproducing the clothes in a Pompeian fresco. I > think I've identified most of the clothing involved, but still have a > question on one thing. Any Ancient Roman experts out there? > The painting in question is the sale of the bread - > https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Sale_of_bread,_fresco_(from_Pompeii) > - I'm going with the seated man wearing a white toga over a white tunic and > the three in front wearing tunics and paenula of some dark color, but I > can't decide what the off white thing is. At first I thought cloak, cause > it looks like it is clasped on the shoulder, but it has that odd reddish > trim which almost looks like a hood. It looks too small to be a hood and > why the trim just in that spot? So I'm not sure what it is. > This is my first paying gig, so I want it to go well. > Thanks all, Susan Courney > _______________________________________________ > h-costume mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume > -- Katy Bishop, Vintage Victorian katybisho...@gmail.com www.VintageVictorian.com Custom reproduction gowns of the Victorian Era. Publisher of the Vintage Dress Series books. _______________________________________________ h-costume mailing list email@example.com http://mail.indra.com/mailman/listinfo/h-costume