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Wedding ensemble/ late 19th century / Albanian / silk, cotton, metallic thread

Wedding ensemble/ late 19th century / Albanian / silk, cotton, metallic thread

Albanian Vest.  Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (via metmuseum.org)

Vest Date: early century Culture: Albanian Medium: wool, silk, metallic thread Dimensions: Length at CB: 13 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Julia Acheson Thompson, 1976

Wedding ensemble, silk, cotton, metallic thread, Albanian

Wedding ensemble, silk, cotton, metallic thread, Albanian

Custom Madalene Skirt 2.0 Twist Ruffle Slinky by theverdantmuse

Custom Madalene Skirt Twist Ruffle Slinky by theverdantmuse

Wedding ensemble/ late 19th century / Albanian / silk, cotton, metallic thread

Wedding ensemble/ late 19th century / Albanian / silk, cotton, metallic thread

https://flic.kr/p/PvYYc3 | Veshje Popullore Shqiptare - Albanian Folk Costumes. Photo.N.B - 14 | Costumi tradizionali in Albania  Come in molti paesi europei, i costumi tradizionali sono scomparse quasi del tutto dalla vita quotidiana. Tuttavia, se si è fortunati si possono trovare alcune persone in alta uniforme, il più delle volte le donne anziane dei villaggi, quando sono in corso di mercato o per un'occasione speciale.  I costumi popolari albanesi mostrano una grande diversità di stili e…

https://flic.kr/p/PvYYc3 | Veshje Popullore Shqiptare - Albanian Folk Costumes. Photo.N.B - 14 | Costumi tradizionali in Albania Come in molti paesi europei, i costumi tradizionali sono scomparse quasi del tutto dalla vita quotidiana. Tuttavia, se si è fortunati si possono trovare alcune persone in alta uniforme, il più delle volte le donne anziane dei villaggi, quando sono in corso di mercato o per un'occasione speciale. I costumi popolari albanesi mostrano una grande diversità di stili e…

Coat    Date:      19th century  Culture:      European, Eastern  Medium:      silk, metallic  Dimensions:      Length at CB: 40 1/2 in. (102.9 cm)  Credit Line:      Gift of Mr. Alan L. Wolfe, 1956  Accession Number:      C.I.56.6.3

Coat Date: century Culture: European, Eastern Medium: silk, metallic Dimensions: Length at CB: 40 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Alan L.

Albanian yelek from berat

Albanian yelek from berat

The well-balanced designs on this vest are handsomely executed and show the strong influences of the Ottoman Empire. The raised couching gives the motifs an organic and vital appearance.

Vest Date: Culture: Albanian Medium: silk, metal, cotton, wool Dimensions: Length at CB: 15 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Calliope Bonatti, second daughter of the vice-consul in Shkodra (Scutari), Albania, posing in a native Albanian costume, 6 October 1848.

Calliope Bonatti, second daughter of the British vice-consul in Shkodra (Scutari), Albania, posing in a native Albanian costume, 6 October

Headdress (back view) | Probably Albanian, late 19th century | Materials: cotton, metal, coral | This unique piece of headwear, with its serpent form, may have been some kind of talisman to ward off evil spirits. It is notable for its intentionally representational design | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This unique piece of headwear, with its serpent form, may have been some kind of talisman to ward off evil spirits. It is notable for its intentionally representational design.

Albanian xhubleta

Albanian xhubleta

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