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Local costume from Attica Chemise from Mesogeia

UnknownEarly 20th century

The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation "V. Papantoniou"

The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation "V. Papantoniou"
Nafplion, Greece

Sleeveless off-white cotton chemise, typical of the costume of Attica, with multicoloured embroideries of geometric motifs on the hem. Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation Collection

Details

  • Title: Local costume from Attica Chemise from Mesogeia
  • Creator: Unknown, Unknown
  • Date Created: Early 20th century, Early 20th century
  • Location Created: Attica, Greece, Mesogeia, Attica, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 1.35 m.
  • Provenance: Donated by Ioanna Papantoniou
  • Photographer: Costas Vergas
  • Rights: rr-f
  • Medium: Cotton, silk threads and embroidery
  • Bibliographic References: PAPANTONIOU, IOANNA (1978), “A contribution to the study of Greek women's tradiotional costumes”, Ethnographika 1, Nafplion, Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation: 1-50 - PAPANTONIOU, IOANNA (2014, ed.), "Patterns of Magnificence. Tradition and Reinvention in Greek Women's Costume", London, The Hellenic Centre

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