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Dress of a wealthy townswoman

Dress of a wealthy townswoman, © The National Museum of Bosnia and HerzegovinaenlargeDress of a wealthy townswoman, © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina


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Object:Dress of a wealthy townswoman
Description:Two full-length shots of a woman wearing a light-coloured dress typical of wealthy married townswomen. The model is smoking a cigarette.
Comment:Same women's costume as in VASE.02071. The archive's note says for the full-length shot that it is a Jewish dress while the note on the picture with the woman on the sofa says it is a Muslim bey's costume.
Date:Not before 1898, 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
560 Social Stratification
300 Adornment
Copyright:Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine
Archive:The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Inv. No.: IV Narodne igre, narodni običaji, nošnje iz Hercegovine, muslimanska, srpska, hrvatska, jevrejska: 476; Slomljene ploče: 674
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler