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

Detail of embroidery and headdress

Detail of embroidery and headdress, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Detail of embroidery and headdress
Description:Close-up back view of a woman wearing an embroidered sleeveless vest (jelek) and a richly adorned headgear. In her hand she is holding a silver can.
Comment:Probably a Rom woman was meant to be represented.
Date:Not before 1870, Not after 1890
Creator:Tomlinović, Stjepan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 108mm x 66mm
Image: 93mm x 57mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
410 Tools and Appliances > 415 Utensils
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.: VKM/pos/1083
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler