Author:Angeliki Hatzimichali & Benaki Museum (Authors)


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The Greek Folk Costume

By: Angeliki Hatzimichali & Benaki Museum (Authors)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Greece, Melissa Publishing House:

Seller ID: 113617

Condition: Fine

The masterpieces of folk handicrafts, which through the aspiration of the simple artisan reach the heights of true artistic creation, are presented in this publication. The diversity of costumes from the various areas of Greece, the impressive decoration, the detailed embroidery and the dazzling colours represent the wealth of Greek tradition. This is an exhaustive, authoritative and comprehensive publication, lavishly illustrated with material from the unique collections of the Benaki Museum in Athens. The book also shows how costume covers the specific demands which are created by geographic... View more info