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

Selling flatbread (somun) in Baščaršija

Selling flatbread (somun) in Baščaršija, © Museum of City of SarajevoenlargeSelling flatbread (somun) in Baščaršija, © Museum of City of Sarajevo


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Object:Selling flatbread (somun) in Baščaršija
Description:Only men are selling the bread. A veiled woman, a boy and men in urban clothes are passing by. In the background shops at Baščaršija and a mosque can be seen.
Comment:Lepinja / lepinje (triple-raised soft baked flatbread), in some regions also known as somun. Uncirculated postcard.
Date:Not before 1920, Not after 1950
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Type:Real photo postcard
Dimensions:Artefact: 86mm x 135mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
340 Structures > 347 Business Structures
360 Settelments
360 Settelments > 363 Streets and Traffic
430 Exchange > 432 Buying and Selling
430 Exchange > 438 Domestic Trade
460 Labor > 462 Division of Labor by Gender
780 Religious Practices
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Sarajeva
Archive:Museum of City of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: Not inventoried
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler