The costume is size 4 which is appropriate for 10-13 y. Girls and comes with the famous hat-decorated with flowers and a chain with coins-(katsouli), the short sleeved black felt embroidered vest, the long embroidered “saghias” with the pocket like sides, the long white dress, the woolen apron-decorated with a chain of coins and the sequin decorated waistband. The costume is available also in adult sizes. One of the most striking Greek costumes. It is worn in the fifty or so villages of the Roumlouki district in the plain of Alexandria. The most striking feature of this costume is the unusual headdress (katsouli). It is generally regarded as a sign of pure Hellenic descent and bears a resemblance of an ancient helmet and according to localt tradition has been worn since the days of Alexander The Great. The latter in order to reward the women of this district for their gallant conduct during a battle, is said to have bestowed the helmets his men used to wear on them. We are a family enterprise and we manufacture these costumes as well as other traditional costumes from several regions in Greece. We also manufacture flags and banners (handmade not printed). And web. Facebook. Com/EffrosiniPehlidou. The item “Greek traditional dress Central Macedonia (Alexandria)” is in sale since Tuesday, February 07, 2017. This item is in the category “Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Cultural & Ethnic Clothing\Europe\Other European Clothing”. The seller is “greekcostumes-flags” and is located in Thessaloniki, default. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Gender: Girls
- Brand: “Handmade”
- Color: Black & blue
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Greece