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Lady's dancing costume Jacket - Γιλέκο στολής βλαχοπούλας

From the Collection of Plutarch Project Caulfield Junction Victoria

Description
Lady's dancing costume Jacket, gold and silver embroidery around edges. It has orange lining of silk material, lace and linen frill sleeve. Whole costume is called "Vlahopoula". Velvet outer. Part "C" of a four piece costume.
Size
L 500mm x W 570mm (shoulder)
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Object Registration
TA0002c
Keywords
lady's costume, jacket, greek, βλαχοπούλα, γιλέκο, στολή
Historical information
The full costume used traditionally by ladies in the 16th to 19th century AD. Now used in Greek dances, parades and theatrical performances as a traditional costume.
Significance
Historical significance due to the variety of traditional functions it was used during the 1990's
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM