Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland). Late-Ottoman era, urban style, early 20th century. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.
"Greek woman from Trebizond, in fine dress with embracings [sic.; perhaps "embroidery? — A.B.] and fur." (Turkey, 1881) Photographer: D.N. Y...
Traditional women costume of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants of the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland). Style: early 20th century. The Greek-Orthodox were expelled from Turkey in 1923, in exchange for Muslim populations from Greece. At this occasion Turkey lost considerable cultural and economic potential, and the expelled lost their homeland.
Exile of Samsoun Greeks, 1923
Four traditional costumes from the Pontos (Black Sea) region. Clothing style: Rum (Anatolian Greek), early 20th century. These are contemporary workshop-made copies, as worn by folk dance groups. (Source: Stamco Costumes; www.greek-costumes.com).
Pontus Greek family - المسيحية في تركيا - ويكيبيديا، الموسوعة الحرة