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10/09/2007
Woven garments – clothing


The Pogonisian attire is quite complex. It includes the shirt or routi, which is quite wide and long. Initially it went down to the ankles but gradually its length was shortened and it reached the shin. It has wide sleeves, a deep opening at the chest and a wide collar worn outside the sagiaki and the doulama. The collar and its hemline were visible and that is why they were decorated.

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10/09/2007
Decoration of woven articles - symbolisms


It is impossible for one to attempt to describe all the decorative themes encountered in traditional woven articles. Everything that was woven had its meaning and its symbolism. Particularly when pertaining to woven articles that were landmarks of important moments in the lives of people. All decorative themes have a symbolic meaning e.g. the apron given by the mother in law to the bride,....

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