• Vest

Object ID
Object Name
Object Collection
Date Created
1890 – 1920
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.
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.
Rights and Reproduction
The content on this site is made available for research and education purposes only. The use of these materials may be restricted by law or the donor.

Any other use, such as exhibition, publication, or commercial use, is not allowed except by written permission in accordance with the NHM Image Rights and Reproduction Policy.

For questions on image rights and reproduction, please contact nhmcollections@hellenicmuseum.org
Vest, 1890 – 1920, Bisioulis Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6133. Accessed 08/11/22.