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Portrait of an Orthodox woman from the vicinity of Sarajevo

Portrait of an Orthodox woman from the vicinity of Sarajevo, © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovinaenlarge


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Object:Portrait of an Orthodox woman from the vicinity of Sarajevo
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 archive note reads: "Portrait Of An Orthodox Woman From The Vicinity Of Sarajevo." On the contrary, the same picture published on a postcard reads "Married Croatian Woman From Sarajevo Fields".
Date:Not before 1897, Not after 1907
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 216mm x 152mm
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:Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine
Archive:The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Inv. No.: XXII Nošnje iz Bosne, muslimanske, srpske, hrvatske: 701
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler