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Lady's dancing costume Belt - Ζώνη από στολή βλαχοπούλας

From the Collection of Plutarch Project Caulfield Junction Victoria

Description
Lady's dancing costume belt. Woollen with silver sequins and beading. Fringe on either end. Slightly damaged, silver buttons missing. Part "D" of a four piece costume.
Size
L 2667mm x W 185mm
Object Registration
TA0002d
Keywords
lady's costume, belt, greek, βλαχοπούλα, ζώνη, 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. In Australia used by Thessaloniki Association "The White Tower".
Significance
Historical significance for the purposes it was used by Thessaloniki Association "The White Tower", in functions, dancing and parades.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM