Greece | Composite bridal breast / chest ornament with silver clasps, chains and pendant crosses. | From Aidipsos in Euboea,  | 19th century

Greece | Composite bridal breast / chest ornament with silver clasps, chains and pendant crosses. | From Aidipsos in Euboea, | 19th century

Οι φορεσιές της Βόρειας και Κεντρικής Εύβοιας / The costumes of northern and central Evia (Euboea)

Οι φορεσιές της Βόρειας και Κεντρικής Εύβοιας / The costumes of northern and central Evia (Euboea)

A woman sits in a chair in Anogia, the presumed home of the God Zeus, Crete; 1920's; Images by Maynard Owen Williams / Wilhelm Tobien;  Source: National Geographic Stock

A woman sits in a chair in Anogia, the presumed home of the God Zeus [HOW AWESOME IS THAT], Crete Images by Maynard Owen Williams / Wilhelm Tobien Source: National Geographic Stock

Gold boat-shaped earrings | Greek, about 420-400 BC | Said to be from a tomb at Eretria on the island of Euboea, Greece

Gold boat-shaped earrings Greek, about BC Said to be from a tomb at Eretria on the island of Euboea, Greece

Clasp, 1750-1850.The goldsmiths of Cyprus were famous for their filigree, although they rarely marked their work. This clasp is a rare exception, and may have been made outside the island, as it is marked three times with the tughra, which was the official silver mark of the Ottoman Empire

Clasp (Clasp)

Materials and Techniques: Silver-gilt filigree with silver-gilt sheet edging set with red and green pastes, with bars of silver-gilt plated metal on the back

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Pontian Greek women in traditional dress in Trapezounta Pontus (modern, Trabzon, Turkey

www.villsethnoatlas.wordpress.com (Grecy, Greeks) Greek, via Flickr.

I am not sure about the origin of this albumen print. I suppose the Balkans or maybe Turkey. It is the size of a cabinet card but mounted on a much larger cardboard. No photographers imprint or blindstamp.

Φωτογραφία νυφικού ζευγαριού του τέλους της δεκαετίας του '40. Η νύφη διατηρεί την παραδοσιακή φορεσιά ενώ ο άνδρας έχει φορέσει την ευρωπαϊκή.

A newly wed couple. Sarakatsani Folk Museum (Public Central Library of Serres, Greek Macedonia).

Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland).  Late-Ottoman era, urban style, early 20th century.

Traditional festive costumes of the Greek-Orthodox inhabitants from the Pontos region (Black Sea coast and hinterland).

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