For example, during the Victorian era, calling cards were used as a means of requesting a visit to a woman of prominent social status.
For them the movement is giving voice to a social discontent with the social status quo.
This mummy had numerous tattoos, which were hypothesized as being used for medicinal cures, spiritual ceremonies, or indicating social status.
Ancient Roman fashion for men consisted of a simple wardrobe that was directly associated with social status and rank.
Most originated as a means of personal identification, religious significance or indicated social status.