Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 06 – Cloth

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 06 - Cloth

Cloth is created from thread. A large number of threads are woven together in some type of pattern to produce a large continuous sheet that is called cloth. The picture below shows an example piece of cloth. The large size of the picture allows inspection of the individual threads that make up the piece of […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 07 – Cloth Spool

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 07 - Cloth Spool

A cloth spool is an object that is used to store large amounts of cloth. Here is a picture of cloth that is wrapped around a spool. The spool is the light colored object in the center of the layers of cloth. A spool is a long cylinder of a particular diameter. Cloth is then […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 08 – The Scutum

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 08 - The Scutum

A scutum is a type of shield used by foot soldiers in ancient Rome. A scutum vertically covers the body from the shoulder to somewhere around the lower legs. It is about as wide as the human body. The shape is a curve with the bowed part facing outwards. The scutum is usually covered with […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 09 – The Cloak

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 09 - The Cloak

A cloak is a long flowing garment that includes a hood for the head. A cloak usually hangs from the back and shoulders all the way down to the feet as demonstrated in the picture below. A cloak usually does not have any sleeves. The arms are enclosed within the folds of the cloak. A […]

Human Inventions 01 – Chapter 10 – The Corset

 
Human Inventions 01 - Chapter 10 - The Corset

A corset is a piece of clothing that is usually worn by women. The drawing below shows the front of an example corset. A corset has a set of laces on the back that are used to hold it to the person’s body. The picture below shows the laces used to secure a corset. The […]