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Greek traditional vest from Elefsis region

Added Dec 29, 2011

by Mary P.

Korinthos, Greece






This is one piece of a Greek traditional vest who called “sigouni”. It wear at Elefsis town, near in Athens.
Black velvet, embroidery with cotton, ecrou and golden yarn and lots of beads on ecrou fat wool.




Garment Type
Cotton, Velvet, Wool

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    Jan 2, 2012, 03.52 AMby jimyshu

    This is beautiful~ I like the embroidery of the garment~ : )

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    Dec 30, 2011, 11.53 AMby blueartisan

    Another one! You are one highly talented lady! I am so glad you are teaching and sharing with others!

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    Dec 30, 2011, 09.04 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    this is so beautiful! you are really talented and gifted to be able to create something like that!

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    Dec 30, 2011, 02.05 AMby Seeks Corey

    Love the embroidery! I so wish I was that skilled and patient.

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      Dec 30, 2011, 06.44 AMby Mary P.

      Sewing and embroidery are my great love!!!

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    Dec 29, 2011, 11.57 PMby schnui

    Absolutely beautiful. Your embroidery is amazing.

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      Dec 30, 2011, 06.45 AMby Mary P.

      Thank you Schnui

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    Dec 29, 2011, 09.11 PMby mememe-1

    This is so gorgeous! What a great why to learn about different cultures. Thanks for sharing :)

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      Dec 30, 2011, 06.45 AMby Mary P.

      It’s my pleasure!

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    Dec 29, 2011, 09.00 PMby Mary P.

    No Vanessa, it’s no ready, I embroidery all by myself! I am teaching how to make Greek traditional costumes.

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      Dec 31, 2011, 03.16 AMby Vanessa Velasquez

      Wow, that info makes your vest looks even greater, i just can imagine the patient, talent and love needed to acomplish that master piece!!!

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    Dec 29, 2011, 08.49 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

    Beautiful, i am just wondering if you got the black velvet pieces with all that amazing embroidery ready on the fabric or if you embroidery the pieces all by yourself?

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