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Folklore Museum of Agia Anna (St. Anne)


In the village of St. Anna in operation since 1981 Folk Museum with traditional costumes, jewelry, textiles, agricultural, household and other tools and objects used in daily lives of the residents. Recently the museum was moved to a better and more comfortable and enriched with more exhibits.   The Folklore Museum of St. Anne, the visitor can admire including the unique Agianniotiki costume, worn until a few years throughout the surrounding area and will be informed about the habits, mode of life and history the years of Ottoman rule until today.   In Greek folklore the agianniotiki traditional attire has its own dedicated page. Today examples of male, female and child costume agianniotikis exposed to the Folklore Museum of St. Anna.   The men's clothing was a key feature of the classical Greek foustanela with vest, yet highly sophisticated in terms of embroidery. The segouni a basic female garment with embroidered shirts and podies.Ta children from 3-12 years wore colorful "wool" that had been woven on looms locals, colored woolen skirts and knit cuffs, decorated with various designs stitch.   Sources: Wikipedia, Municipality Nileos
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