FolkCostume&Embroidery: 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 .

1920 ~ Φουστανελάς ξιφοφόρος στην Πύλη του Αδριανού. (Φωτογραφία του C. Uchter Knox, Βρετανού πολιτικού 1856 ~ 1933).

1920 ~ Φουστανελάς ξιφοφόρος στην Πύλη του Αδριανού. (Φωτογραφία του C. Uchter Knox, Βρετανού πολιτικού 1856 ~ 1933).

Photo of women, men and kanakares (firstborn girls) of Karpathos, Dodecanese…

Photo of women, men and kanakares (firstborn girls) of Karpathos, Dodecanese, wearing local costumes.

Traditional festive costume from Drumos, (Thessaloníki, Greek Macedonia). Clothing style: early 20th century.

Traditional festive costume from Drumos, (Thessaloníki, Greek Macedonia)…

Costume of Thasos / Θάσος, dress made with 16-17th century bursa gold-woven fabric. Dated 1775. Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece {{slideshow}} [http://www.thassos-island.gr/el/%CF%80%CE%BF%CE%BB%CE%B9%CF%84%CE%B9%CF%83%CE%BC%CF%8C%CF%821/item/536-%CE%B7-%CF%80%CE%B1%CF%81%CE%B1%CE%B4%CE%BF%CF%83%CE%B9%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%AE-%CF%86%CE%BF%CF%81%CE%B5%CF%83%CE%B9%CE%AC-%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%82-%CE%B8%CE%AC%CF%83%CE%BF%CF%85.html] [http://www.lifo.gr/uploads/image/391574/benaki2.jpg]

Costume of Thasos / Θάσος, dress made with century bursa gold-woven fabric. Dated Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece {{slideshow}}

Costum from Thessaly Θεσσαλία-Καραγκούνα-1920

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

Portrait of woman in costume typical of Epirus at Delphic Festival. National Geographic’s Greece in Color from the 1920s Photographer: Maynard Owen Williams in the 1920s

Portrait of woman in costume typical of Epirus at Delphic Festival. National Geographic’s Greece in Color from the Photographer: Maynard Owen Williams in the

Νύφη και γαμπρός στη Σαμαρίνα 1907

Νύφη και γαμπρός στη Σαμαρίνα 1907

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