Amalia Velvet Brocade Costume (Sizes 8, 10, 12, 14)
This outfit is imported from Greece and made by the premiere manufacturer of traditional Greek costumes. This traditional dancing costume is a favorite amongst dancing troupes and churches. This outfit ships direct from Greece. Please allow 1-2 weeks for arrival of outfit.
This girl's costume consists of a jacket and a fez (hat) made of velvet, a shirt and a skirt.
(Note: The necklace and buckle are sold separately.)
The Amalia dress is the traditional dress of Greece. It came into creation inspired by Queen Amalia who was the wife of King Otto. Queen Amalia and King Otto (both of German descent) were appointed as the Queen and King of Greece in 1837 and sought to create a national attire to help unify the people of Greece. The Amalia dress is a combination of European inspiration and Greek tradition and the Queen wore it at all official occasions. The costume includes a long dress (or skirt and chamise blouse) . The blouse has elaborate open flared sleeves. A bodice (now velvet vest) was worn on top and embroidered with elaborate gold patterns. The Amalia national costume also has a red fez (hat) adorned with a tassel.