Life of Greek monks. Cenobites, Anchorites and Recluses. Reception of Cantidates. Mount Athos. The great or angelical habit. Eastern Orthodox Vestment.
Hellenes, Pelasgian costumes, 19th century. Grecian Race. 1. Shepherd of Arcadia in holiday dress. 2. Peasant – Environs of Athens in holiday dress. 3. Woman of Trikeri in Thessaly. 4. Woman… Read More
Greek woman costume beginning of the 19th Century.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Greek costume from the island of Santorini, 19th century. Femme de l’ile de santorin.
Men of Sparta in traditional Greece costumes, 19th century.
The fustanella, the pleated skirt (Albanian fuštan) is on the Balkan Peninsula since the 5th Century demonstrated.
Greek bishop dressed in a Rhason. The Rhason is wider than the Talar. Talar and Rhason mean symbolically renouncing all earthly vanity and striving for spiritual peace.
The island of Marmora, according to Strabo, was known to the ancients by the name of Proconnesus.
A man from the area of Athens. Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide.
Greek woman with child from Bethlehem, 19th century. Historical and folk costumes by Franz Lipperheide.