Φορεσιά Κέρκυρας (Γαστούρι) Μαρία Ναυπλιώτου-Σάκης Ρουβάς Φωτογραφικό λεύκωμα Παραδοσιακές Φορεσιές" (Εκδόσεις Φερενίκη,2004) Φωτογράφος: Καλλιόπη Καρβούνη.

Traditional costumes for the Island of Corfu, Greece. Maria Nafpliotou & Sakis Rouvas Greek hair and makeup 2

#25 - Peasant Woman's Costume (Peloponnese, Argos)

NICOLAS SPERLING Peasant Woman's Costume (Peloponnese, Argos) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

Νυφική φορεσιά από την Αστυπάλαια - Bridal costume from Astypalaia, Dodecanese  Chatzimichali Angeliki,  Ελληνικαί Εθνικαί Ενδυμασίαι (Greek National Costumes). Athens: Benaki Museum, 1948

NICOLAS SPERLING Bridal Dress (Dodecanese, Astypalaia) 1930 lithograph on paper after original watercolour

The underapron, the mesa podia is made of silk. Over this is worn the podia; on festive occasions by those who can afford one. It is covered with elaborate cord embroidery. This type of apron is not found in any other Greek costume. But see this Vlach costume from Sqepur in Albania. This might give some insight into the origin of the Karagouni of Thessaly, Greece

The underapron, the mesa podia is made of silk. Over this is worn the podia;

Kastoria Macedonian dress , detail

Macedonia: Young Brides, Old Treasures: Macedonian Embroidered Dress at the Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM

The embroideries found on 19th century Greek women's folk dresses are fascinating.Anthropomorphic figures on embroidered costumes of elderly women remembering having worn those dresses reveal that those motifs were called by idiomatic names , such as "dancing dolls" and other innumerable "magical" symbols

Greek women's folk dress, anthropomorphic figures, c

Attica / detail

Attica / detail

Ίος - Γιορτινή φορεσιά 18ου 19ος αι. Ios island, 18th -19th century  Φωτογραφία: Ασημίνα Βούλγαρη

Festive costume from Ios Island (Cyclades, Aegean Sea, Greece), century.

Η σάλπα, (τα στραβά ή φτί), τοποθετείται στο δεξιό μέρος του κεφαλιού, στο πλάι και λοξά, και προεξέχει σε ύψος από όλον τον κεφαλόδεσμο. Θεσσαλία	Νομός Μαγνησίας Βόρειες Σποράδες (Σκόπελος) τέλη 19ου αι. - αρχές 20ού αι.

decorative element made of fabric, salpa

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