Costume worn by Queen Olga’s ladies-in-waiting Athens, Attica. Mid 19th century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece The costume devised by Queen Olga for her ladies-in-waiting was inspired by the bridal costume of the Mesogeia region of Attica. Perhaps its most distinctive innovation was the addition of a long train, a feature Queen Olga imported from Russia and prescribed for the ladies of the court.

europeanafashion: “ Costume worn by Queen Olga’s ladies-in-waiting Athens, Attica. Mid century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece The costume devised by Queen Olga for her.


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