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

Young woman in town attire and 'libade'

Young woman in town attire and 'libade', © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeYoung woman in town attire and 'libade', © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Young woman in town attire and 'libade'
Description:Full-length portrait of a young woman in town attire, wearing a floor-length crinoline dress, a corset, a 'libade' with golden embroidery (traditional short-sleeved velvet jacket/yelek) and a shawl tied around her waist. Her hair is tied back, and she is wearing a decorated hair ribbon. Her right hand is resting on a small wooden table, while she is holding a handkerchief in the left. In the background a curtain is partially covering a painted canvas backdrop depicting a park.
Date:Not after 1880
Creator:Stojanović/Karastoyanov, Anastas Nikolov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 100mm x 60mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:wet collodium
Keywords:180 Total Culture > 186 Cultural Identity and Pride
290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
880 Adolescene, Adulthood, and Old Age > 885 Adulthood
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10664
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic