Old Testament, costume, design, Mesopotamia, Bible, visual, scripture, historical clothing, historical garment, historical fabric
This report offers visual costume research support for artists working on Old Testament Bible projects, with an historical overview of Mesopotamia and how to understand its historical clothing pieces, an annotated listing of the best research sources, a list of garment and fabric terms for the 4000 BC to 0 AD period, and sample sketches from historical artifacts to suggest how to interpret the original research images the artist will encounter.
Original Publication Citation
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Scanlon, Rory R., "Old Testament Costume Resource Guide" (2015). All Faculty Publications. 1595.
Fine Arts and Communications
Theatre and Media Arts
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