National Geographic : 1933 Dec
© National Geographic Society riaturai '.oior rnouograpns uy£iuigi reiieianio DISTINCTIVE COSTUMES REMAIN ON THE RAPIDLY CHANGING ISLAND OFRHODES Due to its mixed population and the wide variety of influences from near-by lands, Rhodes has had many distinctive costumes. But modern dress is now usual. On feast days some women still wear soft boots and homespun dresses, rich with embroidery, many ofthem handed down through several generations. Both Greeks and Turks wear voluminous short trousers and fancy vests like those of the young Turkish Rhodian attheright.