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Local costume from Episkopi Bridal chemise from Episkopi

UnknownEarly 20th century

The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation "V. Papantoniou"

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

Long sleeved off-white cotton bridal chemise, part of the Episkopi costume, decorated with four square panels embroidered with multicoloured geometrical patterns and crosses on the hem. Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation Collection

Details

  • Title: Local costume from Episkopi Bridal chemise from Episkopi
  • Creator: Unknown, Unknown
  • Date Created: Early 20th century
  • Location Created: Episkopi, Imathia, Macedonia, Greece, Episkopi, Imathia, Macedonia, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 1.29 m.
  • Provenance: Donated by Ioanna Papantoniou
  • Photographer: Costas Vergas
  • Rights: rr-f
  • Medium: Cotton and embroidery
  • Bibliographic References: PAPANTONIOU, IOANNA (2000), Greek Clothing: "From Antiquity to the early 20th century", Athens, Commercial Bank of Greece - PAPANTONIOU, IOANNA (2014, ed.), "Patterns of Magnificence. Tradition and Reinvention in Greek Women's Costume", London, The Hellenic Centre

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