Woman from the island of Santorini.

Greek woman from Santorini in national costume. Traditional Greece folk clothing

Greek woman from Santorini

Greek woman in national costume from the island of Santorini 19th century.

Santorini is the name of an archipelago in the south of the Cyclades, is usually called in Greek Thira “the savages”.
The Santorini island group located in the southern Aegean Sea, about 120 km north of Crete.

Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Read more: The Ancient Greek Costume by THOMAS HOPE.

Gallery: “On the history of costumes”. Münchener Bilderbogen (Munich pictures sheets). Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.