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Joseph Bonomi

Assyrian Rich and Costly Apparel

Ezek 23:12 "She lusted for the neighboring Assyrians, captains and rulers, clothed most gorgeously, horsemen riding on horses, all of them desirable young men. (NKJ) 

Bonomi says: 

"The robes of the Assyrians were generally ample and flowing, but differed in form from those of the Egyptians and the Persians. They consisted of tunics or robes varying in length, in mantles of diverse shapes, of long-fringed scarf's, and of embroidered girdles. Ornaments were scattered with profusion over these dresses, some of which appear to have been emblematic of certain dignities or employments." 

Also commenting on the sculptures he says, 

"The apparel of the Assyrians appears by these sculptures to have been almost richly fringed, with wide borders ornamented with figures of men, animals, and foliage. The comparison of their horses is most gorgeous; every strap of their head and body-housings is enriched; to the chariots horses is usually seen attached, apparently either to the extremity of the pole or to the trappings of the neck, and to the front of the chariot itself, a long fish-shaped piece of drapery fringed and embroidered. Layard is at a loss to designate this object. Perhaps "the precious clothes for chariots," alluded to by Ezekiel (27:20) as being obtained by the people of Tyre from Dedan, may have reference to the singular piece of horse furniture." 

Joseph Bonomi, "Nineveh And Its Palaces" 2nd Ed. (London: Ingram, Cooke & Co, 1853) pp 431, 437