Traditional Greek Folk Costumes

Mostly versions of 'Amalia' costumes and old pics. I'm not going to be putting modern dance troupe pics as they are mostly crap! A few Corfu and random Cretan ones as well. I'm pinning stuff to make a costume for myself and daughters.
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Traditional costumes of Northern Epirus - Greece (which is over the border in Albania)

78 Traditional Costumes from around the World .

Πιρπιρι Γιάννενα # Εργαστήρι Παραδοσιακών Φορεσιών Ζωή Στέλιου / Pirpiri Ioannina # Workshop of traditional costumes of Zoe Stelios, Mesolóngi, Greece.

Greek festive costume with 'Pirpiri' overcoat. From Ioannina. (Workshop of traditional costumes of Zoe Stelios, Mesolóngi, Greece).

King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie, 1966

The Greek Royal Family

This costume was the urban dress of the Athenian woman, known as the “Amalia costume” after the first queen of Greece who established it as the formal attire of the Royal Court. This style spread throughout Greece in one variation or another according to societal or personal tastes, and influenced nearly all urban women’s costumes. The long gown, known as the kavadi, was made of a luxurious imported fabric, usually brocade, with an open bodice to display the elaborately embroidered bib of…

This costume was the urban dress of the Athenian woman, known as the “Amalia costume” after the first queen of Greece who established it as the formal attire of the Royal Court.

1914: Monrepos, Korfu. Autochrome by 	Ottomar Anschütz.

Autochrome by Ottomar Anschütz.

Folk Costumes, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece by David, via Flickr

Folk Costumes, Benaki Museum (Athens) by David.

Gala Amalia

Greek dress - Wikipedia, the free Greek Gala Dress Costume (Public Domain)…

Αμαλίας / Amalia @ National Historical Museum, Athens, Greece

Amalia (Αμαλίας) the urban dress of the Athenian woman, named after the first…

Woman wearing the “Amalia” costume. Late 19th c. © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

Woman wearing the “Amalia” costume.

John Frederick Lewis - A Greek Girl Standing on a Balcony 1840

John Frederick Lewis - A Greek Girl Standing on a Balcony 1840

Παραδοσιακα κεντηματα απο τις φορεσιές της Αττικής- Greek hand embroidery from Attiki Costumes | greek culture/ελληνικός πολιτισμός

Παραδοσιακα κεντηματα απο τις φορεσιές της Αττικής- Greek hand embroidery from Attiki Costumes

Attica wedding costume via The Benaki Museum, Athens

1835–1949

Greek (possibly Amalia) Folk Costume, ca.

postcard image Corfu

postcard image Corfu

A Greek traditional dress of Helen of Greece (Queen-Mother of Romania) - Romanian Royal Family collection

A Greek traditional dress of Helen of Greece (Queen-Mother of Romania) - Romanian Royal Family collection

Φίλιππος Μαργαρίτης, Γυναίκα με φορεσιά Αμαλία, 1855. Filippos Margaritis, Woman in Amalia costume, 1855

Greek woman in traditional dress -

Amalia of Oldenburg, Queen of Greece 1800s

Queen Amalia of Greece: Amalia of Oldenburg - Queen consort of Greece as the…

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