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RE: [sig] Digest Number 1589

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  • Melissa A Barton (S)
    Magdalena wrote; ... I don t recall for certain if this is another myth like the only prostitutes wore striped trousers in the Near East one, but I m also
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      Magdalena wrote;
      > I did come across a blip on Persia
      > with is out of our area but... Red is a popular
      > color for
      > womens'overtunics but only prostitutes wore red
      > trousers. Maybe
      > someone will come across something to do with the
      > color red.
      > Magdalena Gdanska

      I don't recall for certain if this is another myth like the "only
      prostitutes wore striped trousers in the Near East" one, but I'm also
      curious about your source. A lot of these sorts of generalizations about
      clothing and social status prove to be myth upon closer examination.

      -Qara Qulan


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