Traditional Greek Costumes

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Macedonian, Greek traditional costume

Macedonian, Greek traditional costume - History of Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece

A version of the Attica bridal dress worn in all the villages round Athens. The chemise border embroidery composed of extremely difficult and imaginative motifs, was often covered with gold embroidery, a gift from the bride groom to the bride - late

Greek Beauty by TAKIS DIAMANTOPOULOS

Alexandria, also known as Ghidás, Imathia. The region was formally known as Roumlouki (land of the Greeks).The characteristic headdresshe from the bridal costume .Photo by Takis Diamantopoulos

Ρουμλούκι περιοχή του βορειοανατολικού τμήματος της πεδιάδας της Ημαθίας.Κάλυμμα της κεφαλής, «κατσούλι».

Front part of the traditional headgear of the Roumlouki area (Greek Macedonia), first half of century.

Traditional dress from the Greek island of Kalymnos, or Κάλυμνος, which is in the southeastern Aegean Sea.

Traditional dress from the Greek island of Kalymnos, or Κάλυμνος, which is in the southeastern Aegean Sea.

Pentozali, Crete

(Pentozali, Crete) A RUSSIAN-GREEK shared-origins connection is what I always think of when I see the commonality in their dancing. (I don't know WHEN their dance styles were born however, but they have been around a long time.

Costume from Thessaly Θεσσαλία-Καραγκούνα-1920

Actress in peasant dress from Thessaly Images by Maynard Owen Williams / Wilhelm Tobien Source: National Geographic Stock

Cretan jacket embroidery detail

Cretan jacket embroidery detail

Bridal chemise Greek, 18th or 19th century Karpathos, Dodecanese, Astypalaia, Greece , Silk and metallic yarn embroidery

Bridal chemise, Greek or century: Karpathos, Dodecanese, Astypalaia/Greece Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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