ROMAN CLOTHING: MEN
Much of Roman clothing was designed to reveal the social status of its wearer, particularly for freeborn men. You could tell from what class the person is from and sometimes what they did. The men would wear tunics. There were three basic types of tunics. See Diagram.
Production and Cleaning of Garments: Typically, Roman garments were made of wool. In the early Republic, women spun the fleece into thread and wove the cloth in the home, and doubtless many women of the less wealthy classes continued this practice throughout the history of Rome. By the late Republic, however, upper-class Roman women did not spin and weave. Instead, slaves did the work within the household or cloth was purchased commercially, and Romans could also buy cloth made of linen, cotton, or silk. Garments were cleaned by fullers using chemicals such as sulfur and especially human urine.
Undergarments: We do not know a great deal about Roman underclothes, but there...