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Boy's Costume dress - Φουστανέλα

From the Collection of Plutarch Project Caulfield Junction Victoria

Description
White linen cloth dress worn by soldiers from the 16th to 19th century AD. It has 400 creases depicting the 400 years Greece was under occupation by the Turks.
Size
W 450mm x L 430mm
Object Registration
TA0001b
Keywords
φουστανέλα, tsolia, costume, foustanela, dress, στολή
Historical information
Part of the Tsolia traditional Costume worn by soldiers in the 16th to 19th century in the mountains of Greece. It has 400 creases depicting the 400 years Greece was under occupation by the Turks.
Made By
Varvara Karanikolas & husband Costas (Maker)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM