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.
Traditional costumes of Northern Epirus - Greece (which is over the border in Albania)

Traditional costumes of Northern Epirus - Greece (which is over the border in Albania)

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

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

King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie, 1966

King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie, 1966

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. 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…

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

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

1914: Monrepos, Korfu. Autochrome by 	Ottomar Anschütz.

1914: Monrepos, Korfu. Autochrome by Ottomar Anschütz.

Gala Amalia

Gala Amalia

Αμαλίας / Amalia @ National Historical Museum, Athens, Greece

Αμαλίας / Amalia @ National Historical Museum, Athens, Greece

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

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

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

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

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