“Chryssomandilo”, bridal and festive costume from Astypalaia (Dodecanese, Greece), belonging to the Palatianou family, c. 1870. © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation. The “chryssomandilo” costume...
Bridal costume of Alexandria (Yidas), Imathia, Macedonia. Early 20th c. ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation. The bridal costume was worn in villages in the plain of Yannitsa. The bridal headdress is a katsoúli me tis foúndes: the katsoúli is the egg-shaped part of the headdress, held in place on the crown of the head by a lock of hair from married women. Wrapped round the katsoúli are three kerchiefs. One hangs down the back and is called the peristéra (dove).
BRIDAL COSTUME With a long cotton chemise richly adorned with silk and gold embroideries. Attica. Cotton, silk thread, metal thread, wool, felt, velvet. 19th c.
Bridal costume of Trikeri, Magnesia, Thessaly. Early 20th century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece. The costume of Trikeri has two fine white calico chemises and up to thirteen petticoats, the main ones being the kolovóli and the mallína. The ‘good’ outermost chemise is made of linen or silk, in white, blue, crimson, brown or green, and is adorned with gold or multicoloured embroidery. The dress is richly pleated, sleeveless and short, and the hem is often ornamented…
Chrysomándilo costume from Astypalaia, Dodecanese Circa 1870 ©Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece This bridal and festive costume of Astypalaia, the chrysomándilo, belonged to the...
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