Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece
Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most complicated costumes of Greece, that of the Karagounai. The Karagouni are an ethnic group which inhabit the lowlands of western Thessaly, just east of the Pindus mountains. They mostly inhabit villages in the area surrounding the cities of Trikala, Karditsa, Sofades and Palamas. Some villages in the area are still inhabited solely by Karagouni. Here is a map of Thessaly. They have retained their folk costume longer than many parts of Greece…
Traditional Garments of Greece
illustrations based on the traditional garments of Greece.Goal of the project is to present each regional costume in a modern way using basic shapes but close to the originals forms, colors and patterns.
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. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.
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A beautiful Macedonian girl is portrait-ed wearing and old national clothes. Macedonian national costumes are part of the material culture of the Macedonian people and they are important branch of the Macedonian folk art. Macedonians wore 70 different types of national costumes, depending on the region where people lived, such as: Skopska Blatija, Skopska Crna Gora, Upper Polog, Lower Polog, Prilep-Bitola Plain, Upper Prespa, Lower Prespa, Ohrid Plain, Struga Plain, Drimkol, Malesija…