The Museum of the History of Greek Costume is an eminently thematic museum with sartorial content. Its collections comprise some 25,000 items, mainly authentic regional costumes and jewelery of historical Greek area (late 19th - early 20th c.), Copies of Minoan, archaic and Byzantine clothing, and 23 porcelain dolls dressed in traditional costumes, which are donated by Queen Olga in the Lyceum of Greek Women. The purpose of its existence is the collection, preservation, study and promotion of the history of Greek local costumes. Its main activity is the organization of periodic thematic exhibitions annually. The aim of such reports is to present a comprehensive, documented the object each time deal. Since its establishment the Museum has organized the 13th thematic reports on Greek local costumes based on their distinguishing features depending on their geographical localization, the ethnocultural groups, the ritual use and representations to art.
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