Palla (garment)


Palla (garment)

Palla is a traditional ancient Roman mantle worn by women, fastened by brooches.  It was similar to the pallium that a man would wear. The shape was rectangular instead of semi-circular as with the traditional toga.

ee also

* Clothing in ancient Rome

External links

* [http://www.dl.ket.org/latin1/things/romanlife/ancientp16.htm Ancient Roman clothing drawings]


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