High School Panagia Theoskepasti Gymnasium Paphos-Cyprus
CHYPRE CYPRUS ΚΥΠΡΟΣ
A more contemporary fort “Saranda Kolones” a remnant of the Era of the Louisianans
Men’s costumes • A man’s costume is consisted of three pieces. The bottom part is a result of many meters of textile sewn together in the waist (vraka). The upper part is a waistcoat often decorated with broidery and colourful thread. The third part is a shirt worn under the waistcoat.
Women’s clothes • Women in the old times used to go to the fountains to get water for their homes. They are seen here wearing everyday clothes and holding jars.
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Bibliography • Photos taken by the teacher Georgia Theodorou and the pupil Maria Protopapa • Photos from museums of popular art in Paphos • The Internet
Traditional Costumes of Cyprus • A project by the pupil Maria Protopapa guided by the teachers Georgia Theodorou and Sofia Kazeli. • Translation in French, by the teacher, Andreas Pentaras.