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

Studio portrait of a woman

Studio portrait of a woman, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Studio portrait of a woman
Description:A woman is sitting at a table, smoking a cigarette and holding a cup in her hand, wearing clothes of Oriental Turkish provenance, a cap with ducats and long black fringes. Slippers (nanule) are lying in front of her.
Comment:Most probably produced for commercial use with a model who should represent a Rom woman.
Date:Not before 1857, Not after 1905
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dimensions:Artefact: 105mm x 70mm
Image: 92mm x 57mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/1076
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler