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P I N S

Pictured here is an Ionic Chiton with multiple fibulae (pins) to create a sleeve.

                                                      About 520 BCE.

 

“Yet taste, when we study its history, seems to be a fluctuating thing, constantly developing, constantly taking new forms, and these changes in taste are not arbitrary.  There are certain laws which appear to govern its development, and its evolution can be plotted.

                                                                              James Laver,

                                                    Taste and Fashion, page 258.

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