Object ID
Object Name
57.9450200000 cm. H x 48.7375200000 cm. W Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Object Entities
Price, Theodora (is related to)
Object Description
Heavy black woolen vest with two pockets and various embroidered design on the edges. There is a vertical design on the front in black, gold, and white. The triangles are facing each other with a dashed line coming horizontally out from the tip. The triangles are offset so that the dashed line comes between the triangles on the opposite side. There is a gold and black braid around this design, and a few inches in from the edges. There is heavy embroidery on the front and a zigzag edge around this embroidery. The pockets have a black scalloped top. There is white and blue embroidery around the inner edge.
This dress is from a North Greek folk costume. The donor would wear this with a long blue skirt, an apron, and a long sleeved white shirt, or with a raw silk dress. The donor says that the dress is rather warm. This vest is also known as a zipouni.
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Vest, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7782. Accessed 01/21/21.