MACEDONIAN CLOTHES - HELLENIC TRADITIONAL COSTUMES OF MACEDONIA

Traditional Hellenic costumes, ornaments and headdresses from Greece's northern region of #Macedonia through history. The headpiece according to tradition has been worn since the time of Alexander the Great, who took the helmets of the men and gave them to the women in order to punish the men for their cowardice during combat and to reward the women who during the heat of the same battle never ceased bringing water to the army.
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Macedonian Costume - Traditional costume  of historical #Macedonia in northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume - Traditional costume of historical #Macedonia in northern #Greece

#Traditional headdress from Serres, historical #macedonia northern #greece.

#Traditional headdress from Serres, historical #macedonia northern #greece.

Young Greek #dancers in traditional #macedonian  costumes, in Thessaloniki, #Greece

Macedonian dancers perform in front of Thessaloniki's seafront Lefkos Pirgos (White Tower)

Macedonian Costume:  Greek Bride's Dress (#Macedonia, Roumlouki) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume: Greek Bride's Dress (#Macedonia, Roumlouki) northern #Greece

Greek #millinery 4th century BC terracotta statue from #Athens depicting ancient norhtern Greek #macedonians wearing the kausia.

Greek #millinery 4th century BC terracotta statue from #Athens depicting ancient norhtern Greek #macedonians wearing the kausia.

Macedonian Bridal Wear - Traditional Bride Costume of historical #Macedonia in northern #Greece

Macedonian Bridal Wear - Traditional Bride Costume of historical #Macedonia in northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume: Greek Woman's Town Dress (Kastoria #Macedonia) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume: Greek Woman's Town Dress (Kastoria #Macedonia) northern #Greece

Macedonian Clothes:  Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Verroia) northern #Greece

Macedonian Clothes: Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Verroia) northern #Greece

Macedonian Clothes:  Greek Peasant #Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Naoussa) northern #Greece

Macedonian Clothes: Greek Peasant #Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Naoussa) northern #Greece

Macedonian Clothes:  Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Episkopi) northern #Greece

Macedonian Clothes: Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Episkopi) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume:  Unmarried Greek Girl's Dress (#Macedonia, Roumlouki) northern #Greece, 1930

Macedonian Costume: Unmarried Greek Girl's Dress (#Macedonia, Roumlouki) northern #Greece, 1930

Macedonian Costume:  Greek Festive Dress (#Macedonia, Roumlouki) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume: Greek Festive Dress (#Macedonia, Roumlouki) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume:  Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Hasia) northern #greece.

Macedonian Costume: Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Hasia) northern #greece.

This female Gida costume comes from the Roumlouki area of central #macedonia and is considered a village style of dress.  The main piece of the costume is an outer coat (sayias) of either white or dark blue, with decorative flaps which fold to the back revealing rich embroidery. Under this is worn a long white chemise. Both the black woven belt and apron are decorated with distinctive colored patterns. The headdress, which is made of white scarves and black tassels, is decorated with…

This female Gida costume comes from the Roumlouki area of central #macedonia and is considered a village style of dress. The main piece of the costume is an outer coat (sayias) of either white or dark blue, with decorative flaps which fold to the back revealing rich embroidery. Under this is worn a long white chemise. Both the black woven belt and apron are decorated with distinctive colored patterns. The headdress, which is made of white scarves and black tassels, is decorated with…

Macedonian Costume:  Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Kapoutsides) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume: Greek Peasant Woman's #Dress (#Macedonia, Kapoutsides) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume: Traditional Greek Woman's #costume (Kavakli #Macedonia) northern #Greece

Macedonian Costume: Traditional Greek Woman's #costume (Kavakli #Macedonia) northern #Greece

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