thessaly traditional costumes

Jeune femme puisant de l'eau, Grèce, circa 1930. Tirage argen

Jeune femme puisant de l'eau, Grèce, circa 1930. Tirage argen

Ενδυμασία από τον Αλμυρό του Βόλου - Γιορτινή φορεσιά από τη Μαγνησία. Αρ. κατ. 8301

Ενδυμασία από τον Αλμυρό του Βόλου - Γιορτινή φορεσιά από τη Μαγνησία. Αρ. κατ. 8301

Market in Tripolis, 1930 (Schönes Foto. Naja, in der griechischen Antike kannte man Auberginen wohl noch nicht …) (Foto: National Geographic 1930)

Market in Tripolis, 1930 (Schönes Foto. Naja, in der griechischen Antike kannte man Auberginen wohl noch nicht …) (Foto: National Geographic 1930)

The underapron, the mesa podia is made of silk. Over this is worn the podia; on festive occasions by those who can afford one. It is covered with elaborate cord embroidery. This type of apron is not found in any other Greek costume. But see this Vlach costume from Sqepur in Albania. This might give some insight into the origin of the Karagouni of Thessaly, Greece

The underapron, the mesa podia is made of silk. Over this is worn the podia; on festive occasions by those who can afford one. It is covered with elaborate cord embroidery. This type of apron is not found in any other Greek costume. But see this Vlach costume from Sqepur in Albania. This might give some insight into the origin of the Karagouni of Thessaly, Greece

Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Postcard of a woman wearing the Stefanoviki costume in the early twentieth century. ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

Postcard of a woman wearing the Stefanoviki costume in the early twentieth century. ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Postcard of a woman wearing the Stefanoviki costume in the early twentieth century. ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

Postcard of a woman wearing the Stefanoviki costume in the early twentieth century. ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

Newlyweds from Stefanoviki, Magnesia, Thessaly.  Early 20th century  ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

Newlyweds from Stefanoviki, Magnesia, Thessaly. Early 20th century ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

The hair is separated into two halves, the left is braided behind the ear, then brought to the right side, and both parts are braided together, the braid is brought around the right ear and then over the top of the head. Hair extensions are added as needed. Hatzimichali gives a detailed description of this starting on pg 128. The method of wrapping is the same, but some areas tweak the process which results in distinctive local shapes. The Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

The hair is separated into two halves, the left is braided behind the ear, then brought to the right side, and both parts are braided together, the braid is brought around the right ear and then over the top of the head. Hair extensions are added as needed. Hatzimichali gives a detailed description of this starting on pg 128. The method of wrapping is the same, but some areas tweak the process which results in distinctive local shapes. The Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

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