Macedonian maiden's costume for the ‘lazarouvane’ ritual, from the village of Pirin (Sandanski region, southwest-Bulgaria). Late-Ottoman era, second half of the century. Macedonia was a part of the Ottoman Empire until
Two costumes from Corinthia and Stymphalia, Peloponnese of the same sartorial family worn before the middle of the c. in all Peloponnese and central Greece. Each village bears a particular group of embroideries on all costume parts.
Greece, bridal costume of Astypalaia (Aegean island), blend of Byzantine Renaissance influence. The headdress includes long silk veils and a velvet cap encrusted with pearls and embroidered with gold wire, century