Greek woman costume beginning of the 19th Century.
Santorini is the name of an archipelago in the south of the Cyclades, is usually called in Greek Thira “the savages”.
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.
THE dress of the females of this island, like most of those in the other islands of the Archipelago, is very pleasing and interesting, especially when worn by the young and beautiful.
The inhabitants of Naxos have been remarked even from the earliest times for their love of liberty.