A man from the area of Athens with a sheep in the mountains.

Athens, Traditional, Greek, national, costume, Historical costume
Greek man from the neighborhood of Athens

A man from the area of Athens.

Greek national dress in 19th century.

Source: Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide. 


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