For many centuries, both East and West, women and men have worn loose flowing robes. Elaborate layers of cloth indicated the rank or wealth of an individual. Sometimes to give shape to robes, the clothes were tied with a girdle or a sash. Later extra shaping was introduced by the use of a brooch or a pin. This type of clothing was popular among Greeks and Romans 3000 years ago.
This time she uses as a model the Hungarian dancer Nikolskadressed up in fine-woven clothesthus providing photos that embellish the Greek Tourism Stand at the 1936 Paris exhibition.
History of Greece: Introduction - Ancient Greece