Sarakatsani bridal costume from Attica 19th-20th c. The main characteristic is the similarity of its features with those of the corresponding men’s costume - the embroidery on the sleeves of the chemise, the decoration on the plisedoti (pleated) skirt and the embroidery on the apron. A distinctive accessory of this costume is the tsaprazi or cross, a large chain ornament worn on the chest [http://attica.unipi.gr/culture/article.php?article_id=110&lang=en]

Sarakatsani bridal costume from Attica 19th-20th c. The main characteristic is the similarity of its features with those of the corresponding men’s costume - the embroidery on the sleeves of the chemise, the decoration on the plisedoti (pleated) skirt and the embroidery on the apron. A distinctive accessory of this costume is the tsaprazi or cross, a large chain ornament worn on the chest [http://attica.unipi.gr/culture/article.php?article_id=110&lang=en]

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Greece - These separate decorative cuffs are called manikoulia and have a variety of different embroideries. This is another way of wearing a variety of ornamentation without making multiple garments. Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume on Ebay

Festive Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume Lovely Extremely Rare

Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume on Ebay

Παραδοσιακές φορεσιές @ Λαογραφικό Μουσείο Σαρακατσάνων [http://www.sarakatsani-folk-museum.gr/]

Public Central Library of Serres - Sarakatsani Folk Museum

‘Gerdanlık’ (choker necklace, to be worn close to the neck).  Silver. Late-Ottoman, circa end of 19th century.  On exhibit in the Edirne Museum.  (© Dick Osseman).

‘Gerdanlık’ (choker necklace, to be worn close to the neck). Late-Ottoman, circa end of century. On exhibit in the Edirne Museum.

Ποδιά @ Λαογραφικό Μουσείο Σαρακατσάνων  [http://www.sarakatsani-folk-museum.gr/]

Public Central Library of Serres - Sarakatsani Folk Museum

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Costume of the Karagouni, Thessaly, Greece

Hello all, Today I will talk about one of the most complicated costumes of Greece, that of the Karagounai. The Karagouni are an .

Traditional festive costume from Greek Thrace.  Clothing style: early 20th century.  This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Traditional festive costume from Greek Thrace. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.

Greece, Macedonia, Florina, sleeveless woollen coat (sagias), felt, gold thread, metal foil, wool thread, saddle blanket wool fringe, beginning of 20th century

Sagias, sleeveless, white overcoat made of saddle blanket ( detail)

Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume on Ebay

Festive Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume Lovely Extremely Rare

Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume on Ebay

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