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"Bosnia - Peasant Woman"

"Bosnia - Peasant Woman", © The Historical Archive of Sarajevoenlarge"Bosnia - Peasant Woman", © The Historical Archive of Sarajevo


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Object:"Bosnia - Peasant Woman"
Description:Full-length shot of a woman in traditional clothes. She is wearing a scarf around her head, a short sleeveless embroidered jacket (jelek) and peasant shoes (opanci). In her left hand she is holding a can.
Comment:The original picture was captioned by the photographer as "Portrait Of An Orthodox Woman From The Vicinity Of Sarajevo." Another archive note reads: "Married Croatian Woman From Sarajevo Fields". Uncirculated postcard.
Date:Not before 1897, Not after 1904.10.31
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Type:Real photo postcard
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Publisher:Jaromir Studnička & Co., Sarajevo
Dimensions:Artefact: 138mm x 88mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
460 Labor > 462 Division of Labor by Gender
560 Social Stratification
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-530
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler