Bridal costume of Astypalaia Bridal costume of Astypalaia (18th–19th century) This impressive bridal costume from the Aegean island of Astypalaia has a blend of Byzantine and Renaissance influences. The headdress includes long silk veils and a velvet cap encrusted with pearls and embroidered with gold wire.
κάρπαθος φωτογραφία Κώστας Μπαλαφας
Bridal chemise Greek, 18th or 19th century Karpathos, Dodecanese, Astypalaia, Greece , Silk and metallic yarn embroidery
Kondogouni, foulard, entari Front and back of the Elymbos, Carpathos, Dodecanese costume. In its older version with a quilted “kavái”. - 1900