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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

Studio portrait of a woman and a man in folk attire

Studio portrait of a woman and a man in folk attire, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge

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Object:Studio portrait of a woman and a man in folk attire
Description:Full length shot of a young couple in traditional attire, standing hand in hand. The woman is wearing a sokay (a special wedding headscarf) decorated with flowers. She is richly adorned with rings, a necklace, and bracelets. The man is wearing a flower tucked behind his right ear, a fur cap, and a light-coloured sash over his left shoulder.
Comment:Given title by the Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art: "Braut und Bräutigam am Hochzeitstage" (Bride and groom on the wedding day). The same photograph is published in 1893 in the Bulgarian Almanac under the title "From Sofia district".
Date:Not before 1880, Not after 1893
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov or Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov or Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Image: 146mm x 99mm
Format:Cabinet
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
580 Marrige
Bibliography:Balgarski Almanah, 1893, 69.
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/15230
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler, Anelia Kassabova
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