Detail of embroidery on the wool embroidered Ensemble from Greece - late 19th century or early 20th century

Detail of embroidery on the wool embroidered Ensemble from Greece - late 19th century or early 20th century

“Kaplamas”. The everyday indigo dyed coat dress of Megara, a village northwest of Athens, lined with white and red cotton lining, when worn, was often pulled at the back.  Size 	  Date 	Early 20th c.

“Kaplamas”. The everyday indigo dyed coat dress of Megara, a village northwest of Athens, lined with white and red cotton lining, when worn, was often pulled at the back. Size Date Early 20th c.

ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΚΕΝΤΗΜΑΤΑ   http://laografiaparadosi.blogspot.gr/2014/04/blog-post_2461.html

ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΚΕΝΤΗΜΑΤΑ http://laografiaparadosi.blogspot.gr/2014/04/blog-post_2461.html

Μακεδονία - Γρεβενά - Γαλάζια ποδιά, μονόφυλλη, ορθογώνια παραλληλόγραμμη, νυφική και γιορτινή ποδιά που παίρνει το όνομά της από το χρώμα του υφαντού. / Macedonia - Grevena - blue apron, single-wing, rectangles, bridal and festive apron gets its name from the color of the fabric.

Μακεδονία - Γρεβενά - Γαλάζια ποδιά, μονόφυλλη, ορθογώνια παραλληλόγραμμη, νυφική και γιορτινή ποδιά που παίρνει το όνομά της από το χρώμα του υφαντού. / Macedonia - Grevena - blue apron, single-wing, rectangles, bridal and festive apron gets its name from the color of the fabric.

Sfakia - Crete

Sfakia - Crete

A ship.  Greek embroidery, on a towel.  Late-Ottoman era, 18th century.   Silk and metal thread on linen.  (Metropolitan museum, N.Y.).

A ship. Greek embroidery, on a towel. Late-Ottoman era, 18th century. Silk and metal thread on linen. (Metropolitan museum, N.Y.).

Depending on the materials used,Greek embroideries could be classified as (a) colored, worked in dyed threads, (b) white,using white silk or cotton threads, (c) lace,worked in cotton with needles,crochet or bobbins,and (d) gold-embroidered, produced with the use of metal threads, gold and silver wire and gilded wire.

Depending on the materials used,Greek embroideries could be classified as (a) colored, worked in dyed threads, (b) white,using white silk or cotton threads, (c) lace,worked in cotton with needles,crochet or bobbins,and (d) gold-embroidered, produced with the use of metal threads, gold and silver wire and gilded wire.

Chrysomándilo costume from Astypalaia, Dodecanese Circa 1870 ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece This bridal and festive costume of Astypalaia, the chrysomándilo, belonged to the...

Chrysomándilo costume from Astypalaia, Dodecanese Circa 1870 ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece This bridal and festive costume of Astypalaia, the chrysomándilo, belonged to the...

Sfakia - Crete

Sfakia - Crete

EXHIBITION: PATTERNS OF MAGNIFICENCE: PELOPONNESIAN FOLKLORE FOUNDATION “V. PAPANTONIOU” presents TRADITION AND REINVENTION IN GREEK WOMEN’S...

EXHIBITION: PATTERNS OF MAGNIFICENCE: PELOPONNESIAN FOLKLORE FOUNDATION “V. PAPANTONIOU” presents TRADITION AND REINVENTION IN GREEK WOMEN’S...

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