Category Archives: Greece

Ancient Greek Costume History. Grecian women’s and men clothing. Grecian Soldiers Dress & War Uniforms. Grecian Ladies Hairstyles and Headdresses. Greek gods in characteristic costumes and regalia.

Antigone and Ismene. Greek mythology.

Antigone, Ismene, Greek, Mythology,

Antigone and Ismene

Antigone and Ismene.

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Archimedes of Syracuse. Mathematician of antiquity.

Archimedes, Syracuse, Greek clothing, mathematician, physicist, engineer, Antique

Archimedes of Syracuse 287-212 BC

Archimedes of Syracuse

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Dinner at Crisso. In the house of the bishop of Salona.

The bishop of Salona. Crisso Greece. Ottoman empire costumes 19th century

Dinner at Crisso. The bishop of Salona.

Dinner at Crisso. In the house of the bishop of Salona.

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Entrance to the Tower of the Winds at Athens.

Tower of Winds. ancient Greece architecture. Sufi. Whirling dervishes. Ottoaman empire.

Entrance to the Tower of Winds

Entrance to the Tower of the Winds at Athens.

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Bazar of Athens. Ottoman empire 19th century.

Bazar of Athens. Ottoman empire. Ottoman costumes.

Bazar of Athens.

Bazar of Athens.

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Albanian folk characters in the 18th century.

Souliote woman costume. Traditional Albania costumes. Femme Souliote.

Souliote Woman

Albanian folk characters in the 18th century.

  • Souliote Woman
  • Albanian Prémiti or Toxide.
  • Albanian woman from Sikyon. Sikyon was an ancient city-state on the northern Peloponnese between Corinth and Achaia (Pellene).
  • Reis Efendi Barbaresque.
  • Albanian soldier.

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The Dance of the Dervishes in the Tower of the Winds.

Dervishes. Dance. Semà. Kaaba. Muhammad. Tower of the Winds. Ottoman Empire.

The Dance of the Dervishes.

The Dance of the Dervishes.

In the Tower of the Winds.
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Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece, Indian Melicete tribe. 19th century.

Embroidery, Caucasus, Greece, American Natives. Indian Melicete tribe

Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece, American Natives.

Embroidery from the Caucasus, Greece.

  1. Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. 2. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. Continue reading

Electra waits for the return of Orestes.

Electra and Orestes. Greek Mythology. Greek ancient costume.

Electra waits for the return of Orestes.

Electra waits for the return of Orestes.

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Cretan costume, ancient and modern.

Cretan costume. Crete Traditional folk dress.

Cretan Mountaineer 16th century.

Cretan costume, ancient and modern.

Fashions change but little in the east, and the dress of the Cretan peasant is very interesting, even at the present day, from its resemblance to that worn by his ancestors more than two thousand years ago. If we view the Cretan costume in the sixteenth century, we shall find that it still more closely resembles that of the ancient inhabitants of the island. In the engraving on the previous page we notice that the beard, the bow and quiver, the sword and long knife, were all preserved. Continue reading

Traditional Greece costumes 1850s.

Traditional Greece costumes. Greek national folk costume.

Costumes from Greece

Traditional Greece costumes 1850s.

Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie.
Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli 1850s.