Fashion History

| January 24, 2016

Week 1 – The Ancient Middle East

In Ancient Greece in 550-300 B.C., what was the name of the long-sleeved garment worn by those considered wealthy at the time?

a. Doric Peplo

b. Doric Chiton

c. Ionic Chiton

d. Perizona

Which of the following would be most likely to wear a stola in ancient Rome period?

A. Men from high class

B. Women from low class

C. Women from high class

D. Men from low class

Which one of the following has the function of protection against the evil eyes?

a) Stola

b) Palla

c) Lorica

d) Bulla

What was the common clothing for Assyrian laboring class during 1000-1600 BCE?

A. Floor length tunics and fringed shawls

B. Above the knee tunics with a belt

C. Above the knee skirts with a belt

D. Knee length tunics with armor

The children of the pharaoh had a distinctive hairstyle called __________.

a. Flat Crown

b. Lock of Youth

c. Nemes Headdress

d. Uraeus

Which material did the Egyptians mostly use in their clothing?

a. Nylon

b. Polyester

c. Linen

d. Silk

What is the name of the basic dress that Egyptian women wore in ancient times?

A. Schenti

B. Tunic

C. Calasiris

D. Kaunakes

Calasiris is ____.

a. A headdress worn by kings

b. A sewn tunic always worn by Ancient Egyptian

c. Occurred in Greece, 450-300 BC

d. A sheath dress only can worn by king/ Queen

What’s the headdress called that was famously worn by King Tut?

a) Postiche

b) Calasiris

c) Neme’s

d) Schenti

What is the name of sheath dress for women in Ancient Egypt?

a. Schenti

b. Calairis

c. Postiche

d. Uraeus

Which group(s) of the following was/were able to wear the Nemes head cloth?

a. Sumerian warriors

b. Egypt Pharaohs (kings)

c. Egypt gods and goddesses

d. Sumerian slaves

What makes the headdress of a higher ranking Egyptian different from that in a lower class?

a. Uraus

b. Color

c. Ornaments

d. Kaunakes

What can you tell by people who wore shoes during early and later Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian period?

a. Nothing, shoes are standard and everyone wore them.

b. Slaves because they walk around and have a lot of labor.

c. Wealthy because only they can afford shoes.

d. Women because in these cultures, women’s feet are important in marriages.

Ancient Egyptians used (1) as the material for clothing because they believed (2) was unclean.

a. (1) hemp… (2) linen

b. (1) silk… (2) wool

c. (1) linen… (2) wool

d. (1) wool… (2) cotton

In what kingdom in ancient Egypt did sheer pleated fabric become popular?

a. Old kingdom

b. Middle kingdom

c. New kingdom

d. Ancient Kingdom

What principle fibers came from India?

a. Wool

b. Cotton

c. Silk

d. Hemp

Which of these materials was most prominently used in Mesopotamian clothing production?

a. Linen

b. Cotton

c. Hemp

d. Wool

What is one of the most significant features of Sumerian period clothing?

1) Fringe decoration

2) See-through clothing

3) Lots of patterns

4) Wrapped skirt

5) Pleated garment

A draped dress:

a. Usually fits the body loosely

b. Uses pieces cut and sewn together

c. Fits the body more closely

d. Provides greater warmth than tailored dresses

Which of the following was NOT worn by men in Ancient Egypt

a. Calasiris

b. Schenti

c. Kohl

d. Eye of Horus

What is a Pilleus?

a. Hat

b. Head piece

c. Type of sandal

d. Cloak

Egyptians used cosmetics and cones of scented________.

a. Oil

b. Flowers

c. Wax

d. Herbs

In Egypt, costume becomes more _______ over time.

a. Thin

b. Simple

c. Thick

d. Elaborate

The wrapped dress, or a ____ was the most common garment of all classes.

a. Sheath

b. Tunic

c. Toga

d. Chiton

Researchers in sociology and psychology generally acknowledge the main motivation that cause people to dress themselves as:

a. For protection

b. For decoration

c. Out of modesty

d. To denote status

Which of the following can be identified as the heritage of Sumerian culture?

A. A skirt with fringe decoration

B. A white plain loincloth

C. A sheath dress

D. A heavy pectoral neckpiece

Where did Wool originally come from?

a. America

b. Egypt

c. Palestine

d. Africa

A wrapped skirt that served as a major garment for men in Egypt is called:

a. A girdle

b. A tunic

c. A schenti

d. A kalasiris

In which period, people like to use the bright color for their clothes?

A. Mid kingdom

B. New Kingdom

C. 1900-1150 BC

D. 7th Century BC

In which kingdom was sheer linen introduced in Egypt?

A. The old kingdom

B. The middle kingdom

C. The new kingdom

D. The Byzantine kingdom

Which civilization wore bifurcated garments?

a. Persians

b. Egyptians

c. Sumerians

d. Syrians

Which of the following garments did women of all class in Egypt most commonly wear?

A . The Skirt

B . The V-necked dress

C . The Sheath dress

D. The Tunic

Which of the following is not a characteristic of Ionic Chiton?

a. Highly decorative

b. Long sleeves

c. Having multiple fibulas down the arm

d. Wider piece of rectangular shaped garment

What were cloaks also called?

A. Shawls

B. Calasiris

C. Aprons

D. Mantles

Why didn’t the Ancient Egyptians use wool for their clothing?

a. It was too itchy and uncomfortable to wear.

b. They thought wool was unclean.

c. Wool was stiff and didn’t allow for much movement.

d. Sheep were not native to the area and therefore wool was not available.

Why Roman children wore Bulla?

A. To protect against evil spirits

B. To show their social status

C. To protect their heart

D. To decorate their garment

Where hemp came from?

A) Egypt

B) China

C) India

D) Upper regions of Europe

Which of these people would shave their heads and wear wigs in their hot climate because they were concerned greatly with hygiene and keeping clean?

a. Egyptians

b. Persians

c. Babylonians

d. Assyrians

Which of the following fibers were most used by Egyptians?

a. Wool

b. Silk

c. Cotton

d. Linen

What is an example of clothing worn by the son of a king in Ancient Eqypt?

a. Kalasiris

b. Kaunakes

c. Lock of Youth

d. Royal Apron

Mesopotamians undergo frequent costume changes owing to their lands easy access to ___________.

A? invaders and traders

B? royal and traders

C? invaders and royal

Which type of toga had a purple border and was worn by young Roman boys until the age of 14 to 16?

A. Toga candida

B. Toga praexta

C. Toga virilis

D. Toga trabea

What civilization pushed the bounds of writing to keep activity records, codify laws, and transmit knowledge?

a. Babylonians

b. Sumerians

c. Egyptians

d. Chadleons

Why did people wear a serpent at their forehead?

A. Fashion statement

B. To symbolize that they were evil

C. To ensure their spot in the afterlife

D. To spit fire at enemies

Which culture painted or sculpted their gods and goddesses with old and new clothing styles of that culture?

a. Persians

b. Assyrians

c. Egyptians

d. Sumerians

Uraeus is ______ that worn by ___________.

a. military dress; soldiers

b. headdress; pharaohs

c. headdress; kings and queens

d. jewelry; women

What was the name of the Mesopotamian/ Sumerian garment draped on men and women in the Ancient Middle East?

a) Kaunakes

b) Chignon

c) Fillet

d) Pectorals

What were Mesopotamia clothing most known for?

a. Headdress

b. Cloaks

c. Helmets

d. Fringes

The “two sides” that were shown on “Royal standard” Mosaic from Ur are:

A. Farming side and hunting side

B. King side and slave side

C. War side and peace side

D. Male side and female side

By the 7th century BC, skirts and draped garments were replaced by what type of clothing?

a) Tunics

b) Schentis

c) Kauankes

d) Aprons

Who were the first ones to wear bifurcated garments?

A. Egyptians

B. Persians

C. Sumerians

D. Babylonians

Which piece of clothing is not a kind of Egyptian dress?

A. Kalasiris

B. Schenti

C. Tunic

D. Cloche

Wool is the natural fiber, where does wool come from?





What did high class women wear in Old Kingdom Egypt?

a.) Calisiris

b.) Uraeus

c.) Kaunakes

d.) Lock of youth

What is the name of the headdress worn by King Tut?

a. A. Nemesis

b. B. Postiche

c. C. Nemes

d. D. Kaunakes

What is a Nemes headdress made of?

a) strip cloth

b) gold and bronze

c) royal blue cloth

d) paper

What is nemes that worn by pharaohs in ancient Egypt?

A. Striped headcloth

B. Dotted headcloth

C. Pattern headcloth

D. Plain headcloth

The Uraeus is a symbol for the goddess Wadjet, who was one of the earliest Egyptian deities and who often was depicted as a cobra.

Uraeus is often seemed one Egyptians’ head. Who could wear an uraeus back in the time?

a. King, God, Godess and Prince

b. King, Queen, God and Godess

c. King, God, Godess and lord

d. Only God and Godess

What headpiece was a defining symbol of the pharaohs?

a. The Lock of Youth

b. The Uraeus

c. The mantle

d. The Kalasiris

e. A lapis lazuli headdress

Which is a band that supports the breasts that roman’s wore as an undergarment?

a) subligaria

b) strophium

c) subligar

d) lacerna

What laws enforced clothing as a designation of class status by restricting expenditures on luxury goods?

a) luxury laws

b) clothing laws

c) dress laws

d) sumptuary laws

What is the name of the false beards many Egyptian men wore?

A. Uraeus

B. Postiche

C. Kohl

D. Schenti

What wearable piece did not symbolize royalty and power in the New Kingdom?

a. Ureaus

b. Pectoral Necklace

c. Apron

d. Postiche

What did early Sumerian men and women usually wear?

A. Wool skirt

B. Leather Helmet

C. Wide belts

Week 2 – Ancient Greek / Roman and Byzantine Empire

What was the purple border worn by government officials that coded a message of status during Ancient Rome?

a. Bulla

b. Clavi

c. Toga

d. Strophium

What is the name for the “broad purple bands that extended vertically from hem to hem across the shoulders”?

A) clavus

B) naval

C) gynaeceum

D) virilis

Which is a band that supports the breasts that roman’s wore as an undergarment?

a) subligaria

b) strophium

c) subligar

d) lacerna

What is the garment men wear for hunting in Greek?

a. Petasos

b. Cuirass

c. Greaves

d. Chlamys

The caliga was a practical form of shoes for a Roman soldier due to

a. the minimalism

b. arch support

c. breathability for long periods of walking

d. the fashionable leather material

What did Greek wear to protect their legs?

A. Uraeus

B. Nemes

C. Greaves

D. Bulla

What is the name of the mantle that Etruscan wear?

a. tebenna

b. chiton

c. toba

d. peplos

What is the most common pattern on Etruscan mantles?

a) diamonds

b) plaid

c) spirals

d) spots

Why did the Minoan wear tailored clothing?

a. to emphasize the features that they idolized

b. to combat the extreme climate

c. to prepare themselves for battle

d. to be uncomfortable

What was the border color of the Toga Praetexta?

A. Blue

B. Purple

C. Gold

D. Red

The diplax is:

a) a small rectangle of fabric worn by women

b) a headdress for men, usually worn with chlamys

c) a decorative pin, used to fasten the chiton

d) a military costume

How many types of Greek chitons are there?

1. one

2. two

3. four

4. five

In ancient Rome, a ______ was a type of cloak or cape that was fastened around the shoulder using a fibula. Military leaders and commanders, emperors and important aristocrats are often depicted wearing this garment.

A. Paludamentum

B. Lorica

C. Chiton

D. Toga

Who were known for their checkered mantles?

a. Russians

b. Etruscans

c. Romans

d. Minoans

Which civilization’s clothing was culturally influenced by Ancient China that used a lot of silk fabric?

a. Mesopotamian

b. Ancient Greece

c. Byzantine Empire

d. Etruscan

When did togas become longer, thinner, and evolve into a decorative/ceremonial garment?

a. 100 AD

b. 200 AD

c. 300 AD

d. 400 AD

What Greek outfit was known for having long sleeves?

a. Himation

b. Ionic Chiton

c. Doric Peplos

d. Doric Chiton

Who was permitted to wear the Roman toga?

What type of toga was worn by male Roman citizens until the age of 16 and by adult magistrates and high priests?

a. Toga candida

b. Toga Praetexta

c. Toga picta

d. Toga Trabea

In ______ society, ______ was entitled to wear the toga, other people were prohibited from wearing this costume.

a. The Etruscans; woman

b. The Greek; soldier

c. The New Kingdom of Egypt; king

d. The Romans; male citizen

What garment emphasized the rank of those who wore it with a purple border?

a. Imperial Toga

b. Paludamentum

c. Toga Praetexta

d. Lacerna

A perizoma is a:

a. t-shaped garment

b. underpants or briefs

c. a leather, pointed hat

d. a large cloak

Which garment gave the illusion of a two-piece outfit?

A. Doric peplos

B. Petasos

C. Himation

D. Perizoma

Romans wear ______, obtained through trade with China, as a luxury textile afforded only by the most affluent and powerful.

A. Wool

B. Silk

C. Flax

What garment was reserved to show that a woman was free and married?

a. Stola

b. Veil

c. Vitta

d. Tutulas

Which type of toga had a purple border and was worn by young Roman boys until the

age of 14 to 16?

a.toga candida

b.toga praexta

c.toga virilis

d.toga trabea

What is a Fibula?

A. a belt

B. a tunic

C. a safety pin

D. a sandal

The caliga is

a.the standard military footwear of Roman soldiers

b.a large cloak worn by the Romans

c.a necklace worn by Roman boys that protects them from the evil eye

d.a shawl worn by Roman women

The emperor wore which color toga?

A. Gold

B. White

C. Tan

D. Purple

In Etruscan men with ________ and _________.

A ? long tunic, perizoma

B ? short tunic, mantle

C ? short tunic, perizoma

Which characteristic differentiates the doric chiton from the other Greek archaic dresses?

a. Long sleeves

b. Tight-fitting

c. Colorful

d. Sleeveless

Why Roman children wore Bulla?

A. To protect against evil spirits

B. To show their social status

C. To protect their heart

D. To decorate their garment

In regards to the fabric used for the Chiton in Ancient Greece, what signified higher status?

a. Blue colored fabric.

b. A greater amount of fabric.

c. Chiffon fabric.

d. Tightly woven fabric.

Which is worn over the chiton for protection in a duel or fight?

a. Greaves

b. Himation

c. Cuirass

d. Diplax

The Byzantine Empire began the use of ___________ seen on royalty today.

A. Jeweled crowns

B. Caligas

C. Tunics

D. Loricas

Which of the following is not a characteristic of the marching boot Caliga?

a. Worn by Roman soldiers

b. Woolen can be placed/worn together

c. Designed to be close ended, much like modern military boots

d. Constructed with leather

In ancient Greece, swaddling clothes were worn by ___.

A. Teens

B. Adults

C. Elders

D. Infants

Which of the following garment can depict the status of people during the Roman Civilization

a. Clavi

b. fibula

c. bulla

d. lorica

Which of the following garment would be worn by Greek

a. Calasiris

b. Stola with peplos

c. Toga

d. Chiton

In Greek textile creation, fulling was a process in wool production that:

A. sheered the sheep

B. produced large amounts of wool

C. shrank wool to produce a dense, close weave

D. dyed wool

What is the function of Lorica (armor)?

A. Decoration

B. Protection

C. Status symbol

D. Fashion element

A Doric chiton

a. Is a long, form-fitting dress, much like a kalasiris

b. Has an overfold which gives the illusion of a two-piece garment

c. Has long sleeves pinned by several fibula

d. Was a popular Egyptian skirt

The ___________ chiton was the most popular Greek garment from 300-550 BC, and it was worn by both men and women.

A) Ionic

B) Dorian

C) Doric

D) Diplax

What kind of clothing creates the illusion of made by two pieces of garment?

a) Doric chiton

b) Doric peplos

c) Ionic chiton

d) Exomis

Which of the following can be identified as ancient Greek clothing?

A. Schenti

B. Kaunakes

C. Calasiris

D. Himation

Which form of the chiton evolved out of the Greek value of flaunting less wealth or display of excess?

a. Doric peplos

b. Ionic chiton

c. Doric chiton

d. Himation

Because of sericulture, Byzantium became the center of ______ production.

a. pottery

b. silk

c. papyrus

d. tapestry

What was another name for a pallium?

a. lorum

b. fulling

c. perizoma

d. peplos

What were the two primary textiles of Byzantium?

a. wool

b. linen

c. silk

d. both a & b

Petasos protect your

1. Shins

2. Feet

3. Head

4. Chest

What did Etruscan dancers wear?

1. Tunics

2. Toga Praetexta

3. Pilleus

4. Lacerna

5. Tebenna

What is the name of the short rectangular cloak worn pinned over the shoulder by men when traveling?

a. Chlamys

b. Himation

c. Pestasos

d. Diplax

In the Roman culture, what were women often depicted with in the bath house?

a. Exercise Equipment

b. Cleavage

c. Jewelry

d. Colorful Clothing

A Toga could be worn by which of these women in Roman Society

a. The empress

b. A dancer

c. A textile worker

d. A prostitute

Which of the following statements about the Roman’s toga praetexta is NOT true:

a. a. They were only worn by men.

b. b. The right arm was left free but the left arm was covered.

c. c. Worn only by Romans.

d. d. They were rectangular in shape.

An Imperial Toga of the Roman Empire is woven into a(n) ____, folded in half and worn.

a. rectangle

b. circle

c. oval

d. octagon

At what age do youths stop wearing the Toga Preatexta?





What is a perizoma?

a.A short tunic

b.A shawl

c.A head piece

d.A type of shoes

What is the name of the sun hat worn by ancient Greeks?

A. Chlamys

B. Petasos

C. Greaves

D. Cuirass

In Ancient Greece in 550-300 B.C., what was the name of the long-sleeved garment worn by those considered wealthy at the time?

What is the name of breast band for women in Roman period?

a. Stola

b. Toga praetexta

c. Fibula

d. Strophium

Which of the following types of Greek garment has sleeves?

a. Doric Peplos

b. Doric Chiton

c. Ionic Chiton

d. Diplax

Which civilization enjoyed the sport of bull vaulting?

1. Roman

2. Syrian

3. Egyptia

4. Minoan

From what culture was there a strong influence on the Etruscan towns that developed on the Italian peninsula?

a) Greek

b) Sumerian

c) Mesopotamian

d) Minoan

What was the Fibula used for in the Greek Archiac Period?

a. Clasping necklaces

b. Holding up a dress

c. As earrings

d. A brooch for the hair

What is the square shaped cloth that only men wore over the chiton?

a. Second Chiton

b. Clamis

c. Petasos

d. Himation

The small rectangle of fabric that Greek women worn over the Ionic Chiton is called?

A. Chlamys

B. Diplax

C. Himation

D. Chiton

What is the name for the pointed hat worn by the Etruscans?


b)phrygian bonnet



Which characteristic of Byzantine clothing distinguishes it from the Roman counterparts?

a. Highly decorated with patterns and jewelry

b. Single colored

c. One layer

d. Simple

During the Archaic Period, soldiers wore shaped leather or metal clasps to protect their lower legs called __________.

a. Diplax

b. Greaves

c. Petasos

d. Swaddling Clothes

The garment similar to the Doric chiton, but narrower and often belted just below the bosom is?

A. H ellenistic Chiton

B. Ionic Chiton

C. Exomis

D. Doric Peplos

Which of the following would be most likely to wear a stola in ancient Rome period?

A. Men from high class

B. Women from low class

C. Women from high class

D. Men from low class

Which of the following garment would be worn by Greek

a. Calasiris

b. Stola with peplos

c. Toga

d. Chiton

Week 3 – Middle Ages

Why were buttons considered “scandalous” by the church?

a) They drew attention to a woman’s chest.

b) They allowed clothing to be taken off too quickly.

c) They would often pop off, revealing skin.

d) They didn’t keep with traditional garments and were considered too modern.

What caused people during the Medieval Period to start to question their faith and the church?

a. The Black Plague and all the deaths caused by it.

b. People felt that religion was no longer necessary.

c. People never went to church to begin with during the Medieval Period.

d. Going to church was only for the wealthy and people though that was unfair.

It was a huge offense to touch someone’s ________.

A. Poulaine

B. Cotehardie

C. Armor

D. Head

What one of the following clothes has the highest variations of colors?

a) Himation

b) Perizoma

c) Houppelande

d) Calasiris

What is the name of padded garment, protection from steep armor, which was worn under the armor by man in the medieval period ?

A. Cotehardie

B. Chainmail

C. Wimple

D. pourpoint

The cyclas is

a. a dress worn over underwear

b. a surcoat or outer tunic worn over chainmail

c. a Grecian garment

d. a popular Roman headdress

What is the name of the tailored garment worn under the armour during the Medieval Times?

(A) Pourpoint

(B) Coif

(C) Gamache

(D) Wimple

The very tailored and fitted garment worn underneath the full plate armor in the middle ages is called the

a) pourpoint

b) chain mail

c) bliaut

d) cotehardie

During the Medieval Period, what prominent material did the Crusaders bring back West with them? (From the East)

a. Silk

b. Wool

c. Velvet

d. Leather

What is the name of the surcoat or outer tunic in the Medieval Period?

A. Braie

B. Chain mail

C. Cyclas

D. Capuchon

The first fitted robe of the 12th century to require assistance in lacing up the garment.


B. Bilaut

C. Wimple

D. Tippet

What is the characteristic of a pourpoint from the medieval period 11 century?

A. Tightly fitted and shaped

B. Wraped loosely around the body

C. Shaped like a cape

D. Had lots of layers

What is a tippet?

a) a long strip of fabric hanging from the elbow

b) a woman’s headdress

c) a buttoned garment

d) a name for men’s hose

How did the black plague affect society?

A: It killed off the whole population of Europe

B: It killed off all the animals

C: It allowed the middle class to rise

D: There was a decline on the elaboration of clothing

Which of the following is an example of a heraldic device?

a. Bayeux Tapestry

b. Coat of Arms

c. Tippet

d. Hennin

During the 14th century, a form of jacket that extends down over the thighs is called what in Western Europe?

A. Kirtle

B. Mantle

C. A Surcoat

D. Pourpoint

In lecture, Professor Avila showed the class a Dolce and Gabanna ad. The clothing pictured in this ad is a contemporary adaptation of…?

A) Cotehardie

B) Chemise

C) Surcote

D) Chain Mail

What kind of weapon influenced the invention of the full plate armor during the medieval period?

a. A sewing needle

b. Kitchen knife

c. Spear

d. Crossbow

A poulaine (crackowe) featured

a. Long sleeves

b. Short sleeves

c. Long toes

d. Short brim

What is a poulaine (or crackowe)?

a. A long pointy shoe

b. A padded garment

c. A tall pointy hat

d. A dress with buttons

A cotehardie is a

A) Loose fitting garment

B) Dress for women

C) Padded undergarment for armor

D) Tight fitting garment

What garment was created to be worn specifically under full-plate armor?

a) cotehardie

b) houppelande

c) pourpoint

d) poulaines

The length of a woman’s hennin was regulated by?

a. The income of the woman

b. The occupation of the woman

c. The marital status of the woman

d. The occupation of the woman’s husband

Which of the following is the characteristic of Houppelande?

A) Short garment

B) Plain color

C) Flaring sleeves

D) Basic dress for lower class

What was the hennin adapted from?

a. Victorian architecture

b. Gothic architecture

c. Architectural pillars

d. Other cultures

Which of the following describes a linen garment, with sleeves, sometimes referred to as undershirt?

a. cote

b. mantel

c. chemise

d. tonsure

What is the term for the 13th century outer tunic for men and women?

a. Cotehardie

b. Garnache

c. Pelice

d. Surcote

What is Cotehardie?

A. Loose-fitting tunic with sleeves.

B. Loose-fitting tunic without sleeves.

C. Derivative of cote or tunic worn over pourpoint.

Which description best describes the characteristic of a hennin?

a. a caplike netting headdress worn by women

b. a cone-shaped headdress worn by women

c. a hooded shoulder cape worn by men

d. a fur hat worn by men

During the 14th century, which type of garment fitted specifically for wearers of the full plate of armor?

a. Tippet

b. Pourpoint

c. Houppelande

d. Strophium

______were pointed-toed shoes that were worn towards the end of the 14th century.

A. pattens

B. clogs

C. poulaines

D. hukes

Sericulture is ________ production.

a. Fleece

b. Cotton

c. Silk

d. Flax

By the 11 th century, fabrics were seen as decorative art and made from…

a. Cotton

b. Linen

c. Silk

d. Flax

What was the Hennin?

A. a religious law against tight clothing

B. a long dress that hugged the body

C. a tall pointy hat

D. a type of shoe made of silk

Which footwear convey a lifestyle of leisure?

a. Caliga

b. Sandals

c. Poulaine

d. Greaves

Choose the garment that was worn over chainmail armor.

a. Chaussess

b. Bliaut

c. Capuchon

d. Cyclas

What is the shape of Mantles?

a. Tubular

b. Circular

c. Rectangular

d. Triangular

What is the name of the square or round decorative medallions found on Byzantine costume?

A. Segmentae

B. Pallium

C. Lorum

D. Paludamentum

Men in the 14th century wore elongated, exaggerated pointed-toed shoes called __________.

a. Bowl Crop

b. Hennin

c. Poulaine

d. Wimple

In the winter/ cold weather, women of nobility wore _______ to keep warm?

A. Lettice

B. Conys

C. Surcote

D. Fret

How was the length of the hennin determined by?

a. Number of years serving in household

b. Criminal record

c. Social class of your father

d. Occupation of husband

Chain mail is worn by ______in 14TH Century.

A. High class person

B. Solider

C. Slave

D. Businessman

Which type of hat or hood consists of a long tail in the end?

a. liripipe




What were the long, pointed shoes that men wore during the medieval period?

a.) crackowes

b.) poulaines

c.) bliaut

d.) houppelande

In what time appeared Houppelande?

A. late 14th early 15th century

B. late 15th early 16th century

C. early 14th late 15th century

Which of the following is the main reason for the churches in mid-14th century to consider buttons scandalous?

a. because they thought the buttons symbolizes the evil eye

b. because the buttons make it easier and quicker to take off the garments

c. because the buttons caused a large waste of fabrics to produce

d. because it was against the laws

What was the type of garment used under a full plate of armor?

A. a capuchon

B. chain mail

C. a poupoint

D. a wimple

Which garment had fur lining in the Middle Ages?

A. Poulaines

B. Cotehardie

C. Houppelande

D. Pourpoint

During the medieval times, what shoes did a man of leisure wear?

a. poulaines

b. hennins

c. houppelande

d. revers

By the ____ Century, influences from eastern decorative art had transformed Byzantine clothing.

A. 6th

B. 12th

C. 11th

What was the effect of the laws that dictated what medieval people could wear?

a. They slowed down fashion evolution

b. They had no effect

c. They cured the Black Plague

d. They accelerated fashion evolution

In the medieval period, mantles were _____ and tunics were _____

a. Circular; rectagular

b. Rectangular; circular

c. Tubular; rectangular

d. Rectangular; tubular

What cloak is distinguished by the tablion?

a. Dalmatic

b. Paludamentum

c. Lorum

d. Cope

What historical event during the Medieval Period allowed for the middle/merchant class to rise?

a. the hundred years’ war

b. the crusades

c. the bubonic plague

d. the battle of crecy

Which of these garments was specific to men?

A. Sideless Surcote

B. Houppeland

C. Cotehardie

D. Crackowes

This full length garment of the 14th century is constructed from 4 long pieces, worn over the pourpoint, is distinguished by a high collar and extremely full skirt pulled over the head with funnel shaped sleeves sometimes extending to the ground:

a. houppelande

b. mantle

c. cote-hardie

d. houce

What did the height of the HENNIN determine?

a. Husbands occupation

b. Gender

c. That you were fashionable

d. None of the above

Which is the correct name for a Padded undergarment?

a. The crusaders

b. Bayeux tapestry

c. Pour Point

d. Tippet

Which period did fashion begin to speed up?

a. Ancient Greece

b. Medieval Period

c. 1950s

d. Ancient Egyptian period

In the 14th century, what did nobles wear underneath their full plate armors ?

A. Cotehardie

B. Chain mail

C. T-shaped Tunic

D. Pourpoint

What is the Chemise?

A. Basic under garment for woman circle style tunic.

B. Headdress

C. Pants

D. Belt

Laws and rules that were placed on clothes as a method of

A. Keeping a restriction on clothes sales

B. Balancing trade with other countries

C. Having only the best clothing for the upper class

D. Taxing people

Which type of clothes were characteristic for both men and women of Ancient Greece?

a) sandals and Hellenistic chiton

b) chitoniskos and diplax

c) sandals and Ionic chiton

d) Doric peplos and chitoniskos


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