Εορτασμοί της 4ης Αυγούστου: γυναίκες με παραδοσιακές ενδυμασίες της ανατολικής Ρουμελίας (Καβακλί). 1937
Cretan girl traditional dress / Κρητικοπούλα με παραδοσιακή φορεσιά
Woman’s costume from Kavakli, Thrace. The Kavakli district in Eastern Rumelia is now part of Bulgaria. 19th-20th century. Museum of Greek Folk Art, Athens, Greece. [http://www.melt.gr/en/collection/the-collection/costumes-components] With some variations, this costume was the festival dress worn by married as well as single women.
This piece is a replication of an existing design found in a book on fraktur that I only briefly scanned through. There was no information on its origins.
The region produces a large portion of the world's rose oil, found in many perfumes, and the importance of this beautiful flower can be seen in many other ways like stylized floral embroidery. Description from emblibrary.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images #embroidery #modern