Bridal costume of Trikeri, Magnesia, Thessaly Early 20th century The costume of Trikeri has two fine white calico chemises and up to thirteen petticoats, the main ones being the kolovóli and the mallína. The ‘good’ outermost chemise is made of linen or silk, in white, blue, crimson, brown or green, and is adorned with gold or multicoloured embroidery. The dress is richly pleated, sleeveless and short, and the hem is often ornamented too.

Bridal costume of Trikeri, Magnesia, Thessaly Early century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece The costume of Trikeri has two fine white calico chemises and up to thirteen.

“Chryssomandilo”, bridal and festive costume from Astypalaia (Dodecanese, Greece), belonging to the Palatianou family, c. 1870

“Chryssomandilo”, bridal and festive costume from Astypalaia (Dodecanese, Greece), belonging to the Palatianou family, c.

Traditional festive costume from the island of Skyros.  Greek, ca. 1900.

The 'chrysí', the bridal and festive costume of Skyros Island (Sporades, Greece).

Dressed in History Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

Dressed in History Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

Bridal costume of the Pindus-mountain Nomads was 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 (sleeveless coat) and a woven apron. Additional human hair braids are fastened to the hair, and the headdress consists of 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 complete the costume.

Bridal costume of the Pindus-mountain Nomads was worn by the Arvanitovlachs…

Dressed in History  Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές   http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

Dressed in History Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

Dressed in History  Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές   http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

Dressed in History Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

Dressed in History  Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές   http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

Dressed in History Members of the Lyceum of Hellenic Women of Kalamata are photographed at notable locations in Messinia wearing traditional costumes. Τα μέλη του ΛυκείουΕλληνίδων Καλαμάτας φωτογραφίζονται σε επιλεγμένα σημεία της Μεσσηνίας φορώντας παραδοσιακές φορεσιές http://static.costanavarino.com/magazine/

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