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

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

Embroidery is perhaps the finest expression of Greek folk art and is of particular artistic interest. The product of the assimilation of the influences from both east and west that left their mark on all aspects of 18th and 19th century Greek artistic practice, Greek folk embroidery went on to create a decorative quality all its own.

Greek folk art embroidery, combining influences from both east and west.

xx..tracy porter..poetic wanderlust...- stitcherytraditional Crete embroidery

An example of Cretan embroidery.

TRAVEL'IN GREECE I Karagouniko (Thessaly)

NICOLAS SPERLING - Karagouniko (Thessaly) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

TRAVEL'IN GREECE I Peasant Woman's Dress (Macedonia, Hasia)

NICOLAS SPERLING Peasant Woman's Dress (Macedonia, Hasia) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

Νυφική φορεσιά από την Σκύρο, Σποράδες - Bridal costume from Skyros, Sporades Islands. Chatzimichali Angeliki, Ελληνικαί Εθνικαί Ενδυμασίαι (Greek National Costumes). Athens: Benaki Museum, 1948

NICOLAS SPERLING Bridal Costume (Aegean Islands, Skyros) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

Book Greek Folk Costume Embroidery Attica Wedding Apron Pattern Ethnic Greece | eBay

Book Greek Folk Costume Embroidery Attica Wedding Apron Pattern Ethnic Greece | eBay

Traditional Greek Dance Costume

Traditional Greek Dance Costume rental set traditional buy purchase on sale shop supplies supply sets equipemnt equipments

Fragment - 18th century - Greek Islands - possibly Cyclades or Patmos

Embroidered fragment - century - Greek Islands - possibly Cyclades or Patmos.

Festive woman's dress. From Kapoutsides (Greek Macedonia). Clothing style: early 20th century.

Peasant costume from Kapoutsida, Macedonia.

Chemise of newly-married women from Fylakto in Evros( detail) of the decoration at the border: embroidered joint at the vertical seam and lozenge-shaped motifs (gonata, daoulia) embroidered with fouskoperassia

Chemise of newly-married women from Fylakto in Evros( detail) of the decoration at the border: embroidered joint at the vertical seam and lozenge-shaped motifs (gonata, daoulia) embroidered with fouskoperassia

Example of embroidery from the hem of a chemise.   This blog has a wealth of information on folk costumes and embroidery.  Check it  out!  #embroidery #ethnic #greece #greek FolkCostume: Costume of the Sarakatsani or Karakachani, Greece

Costume of the Sarakatsani or Karakachani, Greece

Φορεσιά Σαρακατσάνας της Αττικής,αρχές 20ου αιώνα(Αθήνα,Μουσείο Ελληνικής Λαϊκής Τέχνης)

Φορεσιά Σαρακατσάνας της Αττικής,αρχές 20ου αιώνα(Αθήνα,Μουσείο Ελληνικής Λαϊκής Τέχνης)

Bridal costume of the Pindus-mountain nomads worn by the Arvanitovlachs (Albanian-Vlachs) called the Karagounides of Epirus. It consists of a white chemise with embroidery at the hem and bib, a black segouni and a woven apron. Additional human hair braids, the headdress a tall cone-shaped hat with a silver band around its base as a diadem. Silver chains on the chest, a buckled belt (the kemeri) and bracelets  [http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/08540/_popup_php_photo_id_2643_lang_gr.html]

Bridal costume of the Pindus-mountain nomads worn by the Arvanitovlachs…

Antique Greek Embroidery Hand Bag Circa 1920

Antique Greek Embroidery Hand Bag Circa 1920

Greek Embroidery: Dress | Maria Papadopoula | made 1757 | V Collections

Dress

Linen skirt dress embroidered in silk, made by Maria Papadopoula, Crete, Greece, Museum Number

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