Clothing In Ancient Greece

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The greeks didn't care much about their clothing. It was usually made out of wool and linen. Wool was made from the fleeces of sheep nearby. The linen was made from flax that came from Egypt. Linen was a light fabric that was great in the summers and wool was warmer and good for the winters. In the later times of Ancient Greece, the wealthy were able to buy clothes made of silk and cotton. The clothing was typically homemade and was sometimes spun in the home. There were two different types of garments, it was either a peplos or chiton. Chitons were wore by both men and women. A chiton is folded or wrapped fabric and made up of light material, normally linen. It was sewn up at the sides and very long and rectangle, usually girded around
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