Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens…

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

Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most complicated costumes of Greece, that of the Karagounai. The Karagouni are an .

#85 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Cyprus, Karpaci)

85 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Cyprus, Karpaci) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour- Nicolas Sperling

Ρουμλούκι περιοχή του βορειοανατολικού τμήματος της πεδιάδας της Ημαθίας.Κάλυμμα της κεφαλής, «κατσούλι».

Front part of the traditional headgear of the Roumlouki area (Greek Macedonia), first half of century.

Costume of Nicosia, "sa'rka". Late 19th Century.  Collection of the Cyprus Folk Art Museum.

Greek costume of Nicosia, "sa'rka". Late-Ottoman era, end of Century. (Collection of the Cyprus Folk Art Museum).

Of the various forms of Greek folk and popular arts, the category of attire presents the most regional differentiation. Traditional Greek costume was self-contained social entity that operated on multiple sociological levels (practical, aesthetic, signifying, symbolic) and could communicate the individual’s socioeconomic standing, along with age and marital status...

Μενίδι, Αττική Bridal costume of the middle class in the villages of Attica

Front and back, late 19th c. “Amalia” costume ensemble belonging to the Metaxas family of Nafplion - 1910-15

“Amalia” costume ensemble belonging to the Metaxas family of Nafplion -

Ressources 20e pour kondogouni 19e - Front and back of the festive Cypriot man’s and woman’s (“rouziettin”) dresses. - 1900's

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Overview of the Folk Costumes of Europe, Cyprus, Greece

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