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Statue of Livia Drusilla, wearing a stola and palla.

Palla is a traditional ancient Roman mantle worn by women, fastened by brooches.  It was similar to the pallium that a man would wear. The shape was rectangular instead of semi-circular as with the traditional toga.The Palla was similar to a shawl that a women of today would wear.The palla would come in many colors some including blues, greens, and purple.

The palla is a single piece of material draped over the shoulders and around the body or over the head as well. The palla is worn over a stola, which is a floor-length dress with long sleeves (or sometimes, straps) that is worn over a tunic.

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