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traditional costume in Olympos, Greece - Traditional Hellenic Costumes

Athens Museum

Athens Museum

Some more images from the Athens museum: Some knitting - not a lot - most of the textiles on display were embroidered or woven - and the knitting was difficult to photo in subdued lighting: Some stunningly elaborate costumes:

A white cotton skirt border embroidered with crimson red silk depicting birds atop flowering shrubs. Crete, Greek Islands, 18th c., silk on cotton,

A white cotton skirt border embroidered with crimson red silk depicting birds atop flowering shrubs. Crete, Greek Islands, c., silk on cotton,

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