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Girl's dancing costume dress - Κοριτσίστικη στολή Βλαχοπούλας

From the Collection of Plutarch Project Caulfield Junction Victoria

Description
Girl's white cotton dancing costume dress, with embroidery along neck, sleeves and bottom of dress. Part "A" of a four piece costume. Four in Thessaloniki Association's possession.
Size
L 960mm x W 320mm (shoulder) and 330mm waist
Object Registration
TA0003a
Keywords
girl, dancing, costume, dress, βλαχοπούλα, φόρεμα, greek
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 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