Folkwear of Greece and Albania

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This women wears many different layers which is traditional when dressing in Greek folk costume. Notice how each of her garments are embroidered. Greek Traditional Dress, Traditional Fashion, Traditional Outfits, Folk Clothing, Historical Clothing, Greece Costume, Greek Dress, Empire Ottoman, Greek Culture

FolkCostume&Embroidery

Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most complicated costumes of Greece, that of the Karagounai. The Karagouni are an ethnic group which inhabit the lowlands of western Thessaly, just east of the Pindus mountains. They mostly inhabit villages in the area surrounding the cities of Trikala, Karditsa, Sofades and Palamas. Some villages in the area are still inhabited solely by Karagouni. They have retained their folk costume longer than many parts of Greece, many women wearing them…

Two variation of a woman’s costume from Metaxades in the Evros region of Thrace. Both Karoti and Metaxades sleeveless dresses have openings for breast feeding (early Greece Costume, Costume Ethnique, Empire Ottoman, Folk Costume, Historical Costume, Ethnic Fashion, Traditional Dresses, Dance Costumes, Folklore

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TEXtile and apparel EuroMEDiterranean heritage for Innovation, is a transnational project cofinanced by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in the framework of the European Territorial Cooperation objective by the MED Programme.

Learn more about the Amalia dress, a traditional folk costume created by Queen Amalia in the that combines elements of European & Greek dress. Greek Dress, Greek Clothing, Folk Clothing, Gibson Girl, Ottoman, European Fashion, Greek Fashion, Fashion Women, Folk Costume

A Brief History Of The Amalia Dress

Learn more about the Amalia dress, a traditional folk costume created by Queen Amalia in the 1830s that combines elements of European & Greek dress.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece - Excellent article about the Karagouni

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 ethnic group which inhabit the lowlands of western Thessaly, just east of the Pindus mountains. They mostly inhabit villages in the area surrounding the cities of Trikala, Karditsa, Sofades and Palamas. Some villages in the area are still inhabited solely by Karagouni. They have retained their folk costume longer than many parts of Greece, many women wearing them…

Greek Lyceum of South Australia - School of Greek Dance and Culture…

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