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Carl Klaus

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dress and the drape lasted into classical and Hellenistic Greece, femininity was suppressed with cloth bands that flattened chest and hips. Androgyny, which some attribute to the homosexual values of Greek civilization, governed the silhouette. The Hellenistic woman was completely covered up, her sexuality hidden under the folds of the chiffon.
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By the late Middle Ages, a period marked by serious epidemics of the plague, the round belly and its navel were appreciated as symbols of fertility and hope for a de-populated Europe.
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Beginning in 1770 the whalebone
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