Object ID
1994.51.A
Object Name
Vest
Object Collection
Date Created
1890 – 1920
Material
Cotton; Silk; Wool
Object Entities
Bisioulis, Becky and John (collected by)
Bisioulis, Becky (is related to)
Bisioulis, John (is related to)
Object Description
Long black handmade vest (zagoria??) with multicolored embroidered design. The main part is black wool, with orange, green, grey, and mustard yellow threading. Believed to be part of a folk costume. The wool is handspun and the embroidery is hand done as well.
Origin
Donated by Becky and John Bisioulis. The vest was part of a folk costume made of handspun wool, and barley worn. The vest was most likely used late 19th century to early 20th century.
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Citation
Vest, 1890 – 1920, Bisioulis Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6133. Accessed 08/15/20.