Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland). This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.
Greek brides from the past
Traditional woman dress from North Anatolia -Turkey (Black Sea-Trabzon)…
Necklace, probably from Trebizond, Black Sea region, late century BC (gold)
A Pontian Photo Album
A Pontic Greek woman.
Four traditional costumes from the Pontos (Black Sea) region. Clothing style: Rum (Anatolian Greek), early 20th century. These are contemporary workshop-made copies, as worn by folk dance groups. (Source: Stamco Costumes; www.greek-costumes.com).
Greek fighters--perhaps blackshirts. Despite daunting odds, Greek rebels are fierce.
pontian_9.JPG (368×576) freedom fighter
This exceptional collection of Pontian costumes was graciously modeled by the St. Nicholas Romiosini Dancers of Wilmington, North Carolina at the 2010 Hellenic Dance and Choral Festival in Orlando, Florida.