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A torque of gold was worn as a necklace, and bracelets of bronze or
gold were worn on the arms.
The hair, parted in the middle and flowing over the shoulders, was
bound by a circlet of gold and twisted wire.
Sometimes a sort of super-tunic, without sleeves and reaching to just
below the knees, with a check border, would be worn over the long gwn.
It was confined at the waist with a belt, fastened and ornamented with
bosses of bronze or gold.
Women of less exalted `rank` wore the same style of dress, but of
coarser cloth and less elaborately decorated.

Author
Costume and Fashion
THe evolution og European dress through the earlier ages
By Herbert Norris
Published in 1924
Available at archive.org
Keywords
Celtic, England
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