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Costume Throughout History

Costumes have been used as an essential component of drama and acting for centuries. The use of costume to portray different characters dates back to ancient Greece, when Greek actors represented various roles using masks. Costumes have since evolved, with many elaborate creations used for film and theater. Many costumes have been analyzed and admired for their intricate construction, especially for the historical time period during which they appeared. The study and design of costume is a complex profession, providing for the appearance and character of entertainers to complete their performance.


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