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Portrait of a woman giving a man a light

Portrait of a woman giving a man a light, © The Historical Archive of Sarajevoenlarge


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Object:Portrait of a woman giving a man a light
Description:Full-length shot of a woman and a man wearing urban clothes. The man is wearing a white turban (čalme), peasant shoes (opanci) and has his weapons tucked into his belt (pojaš).
Comment:The white turban is probably a sign for the man having been on a pilgrimage to Mekka. Positive print.
Date:Not before 1890
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dimensions:Artefact: 179mm x 125mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
890 Gender Roles and Issues
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-1268
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler