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How did Romans dye their togas?
The Romans were well aware of various fabric dyes. But, they DID NOT dye their togas. The toga was an off white woolen garment. Children, senators and the emperor could have a purple stripe along the edges, but that was all. The only variation of the toga's color was when a man was running for public office. He would then lighten and whiten his toga with powdered chalk as a symbol of his purity of intentions.
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The Romans would normally wear a shoe for outdoor footwear. This could be a leather sole, with optional small wooden bars or nails on the underside, and either a bootie type a…rrangement tied at the ankle or a strappy type with the straps very close together and the toe covered. These styles protected the feet from any oozy stuff in the Roman streets. Do not be misled by Hollywood's Roman wardrobe. The Romans only wore sandals and slippers indoors never outside.
The dye was called imperial, royal or Tyrian purple. It was generally reserved to the emperors or kings. It did not fade easily. Instead, it became brighter with weathering an…d sunlight. The name Tyrian was after the city of Tyre, in Phoenicia. The Phoenicians had a monopoly on this dye. This dye was made from the mucous secretions of some species of sea snails found in the eastern Mediterranean. It was so expensive because of the large amount of snails which were needed (requiring large-scale fishing) and because the manufacturing process was very labour-intensive. It took 12,000 snails to produce just 1.4 g of the dye, which could colour only the trim of a garment. The glands were left in salt for three days. Then they were boiled on moderate heat for ten days to liquefy the secretions. The liquid was also skimmed periodically to eliminate the flesh of the glands. The dye was then tested and the liquid was boiled again until the desired colour was obtained. A reddish colour was considered inferior and a blackish hue was preferred. At this point the wool was soaked for five hours, carded and then soaked again until the dye was fully absorbed.
A mix of animal fat and beechwood ash was used for red dye. Saffron was used for gold/blond dye. Leeches fermented in vinegar for 40 days were suggested for black dye. H…enna was also used. Dyes were applied through powders, gels and bleach. Dyes were popular among women, but when applied frequently, they made the hair weaker. Christian writer Tertullian wrote about how dyes were harmful for the head and how they burnt the scalp.
A toga is a piece of cloth that was extensively worn by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Both men and women wore togas for social events and everyday wear. Most togas were w…hite or beige in color, and was tied at the waist for added comfort.
A purple toga with a gold embroider
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caesar and others. The toga was the mark of a Roman citizen and all male citizens were entitled to wear one. It was a sign of honor for a man. If a woman wore a toga, it was a… disgrace as for a woman the toga was the sign of a prostitute.
The Romans wore the toga because it was their national dress. It Indicated that the man wearing it was a Roman citizen and was entitled to all the courtesies due him. The tuni…c was the standard dress for men in the Mediterranean area. it also told weather or not they were trustworthy
In Roman Empire
A toga was usually white. The Ropmans also had coloured togas which were symbols of status. The toga preatexta, was white and had a purple border. It was worn by current off…icers of state, former officers of state in festivals and other ceremonial occasion and on burial, some priests and the male children of senators from the age of 12 to 17. It was also worn by the last three kings of Rome during the monarchy which preceded the republic. During the period of rule by emperors it could also be bestowed as a honour independently of rank. The toga picta was purple and embroidered with gold. During the republic it was worn by generals when they celebrated their triumphs and the preator urbanus when he rode the chariot of the gods into the circus (chariot racing track) to open a games festival which were called ludi Apollinares (the games of Apollo). During the period of rule by emperors it was worn by officers of state at the gladiatorial games, by the consuls, and by the emperor on special occasions. Just a small footnote to the toga's color. Although it was white, it was not the "white" that we think of. It was an off white (wool white). The only time it was our idea of white was when a man was running for a public office. Then he would have his togas made pure white with chalk to as to impart the impression that he was an honest, honorable candidate.
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Costly and labor-intensive dyes Tyrian purple (or royal purple) and Tekhelet were historically made by the ancient Phoenicians using mucous from the hypobranchial gland of two… species commonly referred to as "murex", Murex brandaris and Murex trunculus, which are the older names for Haustellum brandaris and the Hexaplex trunculus. This dye was used in royal robes, other kinds of special ceremonial or ritual garments, or garments indicating high rank. It featured prominently in the ancient Temple in Jerusalem, the clothing of the High Priest (or Kohen Gadol) officiating there; it is sometimes still used by Jews today in the ritual fringes (tzitzit) on four-cornered garments. --from Wikipedia (subject: murex)