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Boy's Tsolia Costume belt - Ζώνη από στολή τσολιά

From the Collection of Plutarch Project Caulfield Junction Victoria

Description
Part of a six piece costume, red woollen belt with black fringe. The full costume used traditionally by soldiers in the 16th to 19th century AD. Recently used in parades and plays as a traditional costume
Size
W 82mm x L 2059mm
Object Registration
TA0001d
Keywords
ζώνη, belt, tsolia, costume, στολή
Historical information
The full costume used traditionally by soldiers in the 16th to 19th century AD. Recently used in parades and plays as a traditional costume. This is the actual belt used with the costume
When Made
circa 1990's
Made By
Varvara Karanikolas & husband Costas (Sew maker)
Significance
Has been used by Thessaloniki Association in parades and plays
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM