Athens: National History Museum – costumes

Greek costumes

another selection of interesting details from the national history museum, Athens:

Close-up of the embroideries on a sleeveless 'pirpiri'-like coat for women.  From northern Greece, ca. late 19th century.  (Met Museum, N.Y.)

Close-up of the embroideries on a sleeveless 'pirpiri'-like coat for women. From northern Greece, ca. (Met Museum, N.

"Koronatsi" the bridal head-piece, part of the bridal costume from Maroussi, Attica. 19th century. © Historical and Folk Art Museum of Amaroussion, Athens, Greece.

"Koronatsi" the bridal head-piece, part of the bridal costume from Maroussi, Attica. © Historical and Folk Art Museum of Amaroussion, Athens, Greece.

Vryzakis, Theodoros, (1814-1878), Consolation, 1847, Oil

P J shares art of the day by Greek painter Theodoros Vryzakis ) born this day in Germanos of Patr - - Plurk

Louis Figuier - Albanian Woman(From Eleusina) .1872

Louis Figuier - Albanian Woman(From Eleusina)

Neu-Griechen, 1878. The New York Public Library collection.

Neu-Griechen, The New York Public Library collection.

Λεπτομέρεια από ποδόγυρο νυφικού πουκαμίσου της Αττιικής. 19ος αι.  Μουσείο Μπενάκη, Συλλογή Νεοελληνικού Πολιτισμού.  Detail of the border of a bridal chemise from Attica. 19th c. Benaki Museum, Collection of Neo-Hellenic Culture

Greek embroidery Bridal chemise from Attica. Embroidery of Attica origin is only found on clothing, never on household articles; its aesthetic qualities vaguely recall the art of mosaic.

Johann Georg Christian Perlberg (1806-1884)-Scena neoellenica

Greek and Albanian National costume !

Κοπελα Με Μαργαριτα, Γεώργιος Ιακωβίδης | Πίνακες ζωγραφικής, καμβάς, λαδοτυπία, αφίσα, κορνίζα

Greek painter Γεώργιος Ιακωβίδης founded and was the first curator of the National Gallery of Greece in Athens. Georgios Jakobides was one of the main representatives of the Greek artistic movement of the Munich School.

Greek Island Embroidery

Greek Island Embroidery

Greek Embroidery, circa A very finely embroidered silk textile, richly decorated by Ottoman style motifs. Mounted on a wooden stretcher.

Pierre Bonirote, Danse Greque’ acquis par la ville 1843, ελαιογραφία, 159,5 x 209 εκ. Το έργο έχει δημοσιευθεί ως Χορός στην Πνύκα. Ίδρυμα Αρχιεπισκόπου Μακαρίου Γ΄, Πολιτιστικό Κέντρο, Λευκωσία. Pierre Bonirote, Danse Greque’ acquis par la ville 1843, oil painting, 159,5 x 209 cm. Archbishop Makarios III Foundation, Cultural Centre, Nicosia

Pierre Bonirote, Danse Greque’ acquis par la ville 1843, ελαιογραφία, 159,5 x 209 εκ. Το έργο έχει δημοσιευθεί ως Χορός στην Πνύκα. Ίδρυμα Αρχιεπισκόπου Μακαρίου Γ΄, Πολιτιστικό Κέντρο, Λευκωσία. Pierre Bonirote, Danse Greque’ acquis par la ville 1843, oil painting, 159,5 x 209 cm. Archbishop Makarios III Foundation, Cultural Centre, Nicosia

Ivory and red sleeveless vest (Griza me ta Chrysa) with gold thread embroidery. Mesogeia region of Attica, Greece, end of nineteenth or early twentieth century. Wool felt ground, red and green silk braid, gold-colored metallic strip over a yellow core thread. Embroidery type: couching work. http://kent.pastperfect-online.com

Ivory and red sleeveless vest (Griza me ta Chrysa) with gold thread embroidery. Mesogeia region of Attica, Greece, end of nineteenth or early twentieth century. Wool felt ground, red and green silk braid, gold-colored metallic strip over a yellow core thread. Embroidery type: couching work. http://kent.pastperfect-online.com

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