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"Turk With His Wife"

"Turk With His Wife", © The Historical Archive of Sarajevoenlarge"Turk With His Wife", © The Historical Archive of Sarajevo


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Object:"Turk With His Wife"
Description:Correspondence card picturing a wealthier young Muslim couple in traditional dress 'à la turca'. The man is wearing a felt hat (fez) with a scarf wrapped around it, a short sleeveless jacket and a long sleeveless robe (čevkeni). In his left arm he is holding a rapier, a weapon is tucked into his belt and in his right hand he is holding a long pipe (čipuk). The woman is completely veiled. She is wearing a long jacket and a headscarf, which is covering her face.
Comment:Uncirculated postcard.
Date:Not before 1880, Not after 1904.10.31
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Publisher:Pacher & Kisić, Mostar
Dimensions:Artefact: 139mm x 89mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:890 Gender Roles and Issues
780 Religious Practices
290 Clothing
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-516
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler