Object ID
Object Name
Alternative Name
Vlahopoula (Daughter of the Mountain)
Lace; Polyester; Silk
Object Description
Cream sleevless blouse with 7 tiers of white lace down front of breast. Back is closed by 3 snap buttons.
This Vlahopoula (Daughter of the Mountain) costume could be 150 years old. It was brought from Constantinople by a Greek school teacher, who came to Phoenix, AZ where Maria Fakonas met her. Maria saw the costume and bought in in 1965 for her daughter Toni.
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Blouse, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8210. Accessed 01/18/21.