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Boy's Costume Jacket - Παιδική στολή τσιολιά

From the Collection of Plutarch Project Caulfield Junction Victoria

Description
This is a jacket for boys that is worn as part of the six piece traditional costume. It is navy blue in color and has gold and silver embroidery along the edges. It has silver buttons and a silky orange lining
Size
shoulder Width 460mm x L 460 mm
Object Registration
TA0001a
Keywords
costume, jacket, tsiolia, τσολιάς, στολή
Historical information
This is part of a contemporary traditional costume worn by males in parades and theatre productions these days, however worn by soldiers in battle during war times in Greece in the 18th - 19th century
Made By
Varvara Karanikolas & husband Costas (Sew maker)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM