Collection by Georgiana Vlahbei

Georgiana Vlahbei
Vlach woman's waistcoat / coat, Macedonia Ethinic Wear, Costumes Around The World, Sleeveless Coat, Greek Clothing, Folk Costume, Green Silk, Ethnic Fashion, Black Wool, Traditional Outfits

waistcoat; coat | British Museum

A woman's waistcoat / sleeveless coat, part of festive attire. Made of dark red heavily fulled woven wool cloth; hand stitched. Falls just below the knee. Made of twenty-two separate panels, producing a very flared garment. A deep, U-shaped neckline, decorated with extensive black, blue, and red wool braiding, with smaller areas of polychrome couched embroidery. Further black braiding applied to armholes, hemline and openings to side pockets. Yellow and green silk threads added to braiding…

Vlach jacket / waistcoat from Macedonia Greek Traditional Dress, Traditional Outfits, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Costumes Around The World, Sleeveless Coat, Russian Fashion, Folk Costume, Festival Wear

coat; jacket | British Museum

A woman's coat, festive wear; sleeveless, waisted at the back. Ground fabric made from black twill woven wool cloth; heavily fulled. Two panels either side of centre front opening; fourteen panels at back, creating a very flared and heavy garment. Elaborate couched wool braiding at square-shaped neckline; predominantly maroon, with blue, green, orange and black woollen yarns and yellow, green and blue cotton (?) threads. Red and black chequered woollen cloth used as neckline facing. Further…

the-two-germanys: “ In cap and bells. A Vlach masquerader at Verria. The Nomads of the Balkans Alan John Bayard Wace & M. Thompson London: Methuen & Co. Character Inspiration, Character Design, Folk Religion, Weird And Wonderful, Archetypes, Vintage Costumes, Folklore, Old Photos, Vintage Christmas


the-two-germanys: In cap and bells. A Vlach masquerader at Verria.The Nomads of the BalkansAlan John Bayard Wace & M.S. ThompsonLondon: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1914.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece Folk Clothing, Greek Clothing, Greek Traditional Dress, Gold Couch, Greece Art, Local Women, Folk Dance, Embroidery Fashion, Folk Costume

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…

Old women waiting outside the church in Metsovo, Greece Greek Culture, Greeks, Wanderlust Travel, Old Women, My Dream, Street Photography, Britain, Roots, Waiting


a gallery curated by <a href="/photos/kraplap/">Petronella Luiting</a>

  Greeks, Roots, Folk, Memories, Traditional, Costumes, Embroidery, Memoirs, Souvenirs

Μουσείο Μακεδονικού Αγώνα – Ελλάδα – Μακεδονία

Ο επίσημος δικτυακός τόπος του Ιδρύματος του Μουσείου Μακεδονικού Αγώνα.