Greece, Greek National Dress, Island of Skyros

Greece, Greek National Dress, Island of Skyros, Old postcard

Bridal chemise, Greek Islands (Northern Sporades, Skyros), 18th–19th century.

Bridal chemise Silk embroidered with silk and gilt-silver yarns Greek Islands (Northern Sporades, Skyros), century Skyros, Northern Sporades, Greek Islands

#65 - Bridal Costume (Aegean Islands, Skyros)

NICOLAS SPERLING Bridal Costume (Aegean Islands, Skyros) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

#64 - Peasant Woman's Dress (Aegean Islands, Skyros)

NICOLAS SPERLING Peasant Woman's Dress (Aegean Islands, Skyros) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

Three costumes from Skyros, Northern Sporades island, a man’s shepherd costume and two festive-bridal dresses made of brocade. Late 19th to early 20th c. © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

Three costumes from Skyros, Northern Sporades island. A man’s shepherd costume and two festive-bridal dresses made of late - early

Greek folk costumes in the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation & Folk Art Museum, Nafplion

Greek folk clothing in the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation & Folk Art Museum, Nafplion

#66 - Bridal Costume (Aegean Islands, Skyros)

NICOLAS SPERLING Bridal Costume (Aegean Islands, Skyros) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

Traditional Orthodox Embroidery (detail of the gold-thread embroidery on a sleeve of a bridal chemise. From Skyros island, 18th-19th c.)

Ottoman Era Embroideries from Greece in the Benaki Museum, Athens - Detail of the gold-thread embroidery on a sleeve of a bridal chemise. From Skyros island, c.

Traditional Orthodox Embroidery  (detail of the gold-thread embroidery on a sleeve of a bridal chemise. From Skyros island, 18th-19th c.)

Ottoman Era Embroideries from Greece in the Benaki Museum, Athens - Detail of the gold-thread embroidery on a sleeve of a bridal chemise. From Skyros island, c.

Griekenland

Griekenland

Components of Greek Traditional Costumes: Gouna 17th century Kemha fabric (brocade) Skyros Athens, Museum of Greek Folk Art. The gouna (named for its fur [gouna] trim) or kamouhas (for its fabric) is a short, sleeveless caftan or coat of silk brocade in a pattern of tulips and stylized leaves, known as the saz style, from the Ottoman word meaning jungle branches. A sumptuous polychrome silk fabric with a double ground, often with an admixture of gilt-metal thread.

Components of Greek Traditional Costumes: Gouna 17th century Kemha fabric (brocade) Skyros Athens, Museum of Greek Folk Art. The gouna (named for its fur [gouna] trim) or kamouhas (for its fabric) is a short, sleeveless caftan or coat of silk brocade in a pattern of tulips and stylized leaves, known as the saz style, from the Ottoman word meaning jungle branches. A sumptuous polychrome silk fabric with a double ground, often with an admixture of gilt-metal thread.

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