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Studio portrait of a completely veiled woman

Studio portrait of a completely veiled woman, © The Historical Archive of Sarajevoenlarge


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Object:Studio portrait of a completely veiled woman
Description:Full-length shot of a person wearing a dark zar and a white shawl covering head and shoulders. Except for a view slit, the body and head are completely covered. Painted canvas backdrop.
Comment:Most probably produced with a model. Positive print.
Date:Not before 1885, Not after 1916
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František (probably), (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 181mm x 121mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
780 Religious Practices
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
560 Social Stratification
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-1250
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler