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Girl's dancing costume vest - Γιλέκο στολής βλαχοπούλας

From the Collection of Plutarch Project Caulfield Junction Victoria

Description
Red velvet girl's dancing costume vest with embroidery along outside and sleeves. Part "B" of a four piece costume.
Size
L 360mm x W 430mm (shoulder)
Object Registration
TA0003b
Keywords
girl, dancing, costume, vest, βλαχοπούλα, γιλέκο, greek, στολή, plutarch
Historical information
The full costume used traditionally by ladies in the 16th to 19th century AD. Here used by Thessaloniki Association 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