FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Sarakatsani or Karakachani, Greece

Hello all, Today I will talk about the costume of a people called the Sarakatsani [in Greek] or Karakachani [in Bulgarian].

Athens Museum

Athens Museum

Bridal costume of the Pindus-mountain nomads worn by the Arvanitovlachs (Albanian-Vlachs) called the Karagounides of Epirus. It consists of a white chemise with embroidery at the hem and bib, a black segouni and a woven apron. Additional human hair braids, the headdress a tall cone-shaped hat with a silver band around its base as a diadem. Silver chains on the chest, a buckled belt (the kemeri) and bracelets [http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/08540/_popup_php_photo_id_2643_lang_gr.html]

Bridal costume of the Pindus-mountain nomads worn by the Arvanitovlachs…

The mask of Yianitsaros, Naousa, Greece

This photo from Imathia, Macedonia is titled 'The mask of Yianitsaros'.

Traditional folk costumes from Thrace-Greece

Traditional footwear from Greek Thrace.

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