Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Circus Charioteer Mosaic

Accession Number: 
102197
Order Title: 
History of Costume and Fashion (102059-103548)
Type of View: 
all
View Title: 
view of a circus charioteer in a long-sleeved, hip-length garment. A blue leather body-piece is fitted on top. Cords are looped elaborately around the chest. Bracchae, tight-fitted pants, have extra protective pieces over the knees. They are introduced to Rome by soldiers returning from the Persian Wars
Image Rights: 
copyrighted
Source Institution: 
NCSU Libraries
Collection: 
Design Library Image Collection
Culture: 
Roman
Subject: 
clothing
Subject: 
men (male humans)
Subject: 
trousers
Subject: 
horses
Work Types: 
Art; mosaics (visual works)
Preferred Title: 
Circus Charioteer Mosaic
Agent Display: 
Unknown (Roman)
Date: 
ca. 500 BCE - ca. 300 CE (creation)
Technique: 
mosaic (process)
Locations: 
Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Location Type: 
(repository)
Style/Period: 
Ancient
Style/Period: 
Roman (ancient, style or period)
Classification: 
Decorative Arts
Classification: 
Painting and Drawing