Amalia costume jacket. Women's jacket made out of magenta velvet, long pieces of cream lace trim on the ends of the sleeves and front. Various types of gold decorative braided trim along the edges, and spirals made from gold decorative cords.
Amalia Greek costume, a Greek women's costume that originated with Queen Amalia of Oldenburg (who arrived in Greece during 1837), who actually created the costume by drawing on romantic folksy court dress inspired by Greek tradional dress and the Biedermeier style. It became a national Greek costume, and the dress became the usual attire worn by Christian Greek townswomen
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Jacket, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6828. Accessed 10/28/21.