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

Greek festive costume with 'Pirpiri' overcoat. (Workshop of traditional costumes of Zoe Stelios, Mesolóngi, Greece).

Greek embroidery 79 x 48 cm / 31.1'' x 18.8''

Greek embroidery 79 x 48 cm / x isi *****

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;

Detail of terzidikos (gold tailored) embroidery at the sleeve

Detail of terzidikos (gold tailored) embroidery at the sleeve

Greek - 19th-c velvet kondogouni (a kind of vest) with gold thread embroidery: floral patterns birds and a double - headed eagle. From Corfu Island in the Ionian Islands.) #benakimuseum

Greek - velvet kondogouni (a kind of vest) with gold thread embroidery: floral patterns birds and a double - headed eagle. From Corfu Island in the Ionian Islands.

Λεπτομέρεια από φουστάνι στην Κρήτη του 17ου αι. από τη συλλογή του Νεοελληνικού Πολιτισμου του Μουσείου Μπενάκη.

The Benaki Museum on

Greek embroidery from Century - Detail from a dress, Crete. From Benaki Museum

Cretan jacket embroidery detail

Cretan jacket embroidery detail

Pinterest
Search