Costumes of Chios

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Traditional costumes from the Greek Island of Chios ( Χίος, Hios, Khios, Chora.)

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Dancers in typical Chios costume at the 2008 St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Festival, Melbourne, FL, USA

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Dancers in typical Chios costume at the 2008 St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Festival, Melbourne, FL, USA

Female costume from Pyrgi ( Eastern Aegean, Chios), GREECE. Early 20th c.

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Chios: folk costume of Kalamoti village.

Γυναικεία νυφική ενδυμασία Καλαμωτής Χίου

Γυναικεία νυφική ενδυμασία Καλαμωτής Χίου, 19ος - 20ός αι. Αθήνα, Μουσείο Ελληνικής Λαϊκής Τέχνης, Α. Μ. 4603 Η φορεσιά παρουσιάζει πολλά κοινά στοιχεία με την φορεσιά από το Πυργί. Μοναδικά στολίδια της τα περίτεχνα, πολύχρωμα κεντήματα στην ποδιά και το πτυχωτό φουστάνι και ο ιδιόμορφος κεφαλόδεσμος με το αραχνοΰφαντο, βαμβακερό μαντήλι, την παπαζίνα. Ενδιαφέρον στοιχείο της ενδυμασίας είναι οι ζώνες που κρέμονταν από τη μέση, ο αριθμός των οποίων υποδήλωνε στα προξενιά της κοπέλας. πηγή…

Women in Chios,Limnos l873

women chios,limnos l873

from collections american library of congress

Chios, Kalamoti Bridal costume This costume has much in common with the one from Pyrgi. The belts are of particular interest to a social scientist and a costume historian, the number worn being a reflection of the quality of the match arranged for the bride.

Folk Art Museum, Athens

Label reads: Chios, Kalamoti Bridal costume This costume has much in common with the one from Pyrgi. The belts are of particular interest to a social scientist and a costume historian, the number worn being a reflection of the quality of the match arranged for the bride.

"Dancing in Chios" from Folk Music of Greece (published 1955)

"Dancing in Chios" from Folk Music of Greece (published 1955)

Dancers in typical Chios costume at the 2008 St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Festival, Melbourne, FL, USA

Greek Festival 2008 - Jill Bazeley

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Dancers in typical Chios costume at the 2008 St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church Festival, Melbourne, FL, USA

Greek Festival 2008 - Jill Bazeley

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