Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Gemma Augustea

Accession Number: 
102206
Order Title: 
History of Costume and Fashion (102059-103548)
Type of View: 
detail
View Title: 
detail with Augustus seated in center. In spite of its many layers, Roman dress shows off the body. Notice how the Greek feeling for drapery is modified. This stola is fairly narrow and tightly belted.
Image Rights: 
copyrighted
Source Institution: 
NCSU Libraries
Collection: 
Design Library Image Collection
Culture: 
Roman
Subject: 
women (female humans)
Subject: 
clothing
Subject: 
men (male humans)
Subject: 
Augustus, Emperor of Rome
Work Types: 
Art; sculpture (visual works); reliefs (sculptures)
Preferred Title: 
Gemma Augustea
Agent Display: 
Unknown (Roman)
Date: 
ca. 10-29 CE (creation)
Materials: 
low-relief cameo engraved from Arabian onyx
Technique: 
engraving (incising)
Locations: 
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Vienna state, Austria
Location Type: 
(repository)
Style/Period: 
Ancient
Style/Period: 
Augustan
Style/Period: 
Roman (ancient, style or period)
Classification: 
Sculpture