Al igual que los griegos, los romanos utilizaban fundamentalmente dos prendas, la túnica y el capote. Algunos estilos de túnica correspondían al rango social del portador.
Himation - name applied to a large rectangular piece of fabric that is wrapped around the body. This garment is compared to the wrapped shawls of Mesopotamia. There were various methods of draping the himation as depicted by various artists.
ROME: Tunica Palmata—part of the official garb of emperors. Richly decorated with gold embroideries of conventional foliage.
Classical Greece by Tadarida In classical period - century bc) fabrics became more subtle and soft, so the clothes fell more naturally. Light fabric allowed more pleating than wool, so sleeves appeared. Clothes were dyed in bright colors.