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Portrait of a couple wearing Bey's costumes

Portrait of a couple wearing Bey's costumes, © The Historical Archive of Sarajevoenlarge


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Object:Portrait of a couple wearing Bey's costumes
Description:Full-length shot of a man wearing close-fitting trousers with a low, baggy crotch (čakšire), a short embroidered jacket (jelek), gaiters (dizlik) and a felt hat (fez). The woman is also wearing a felt hat (fez) and a woman's oriental-style town costume. Both aristocratic Muslims' costumes are richly embroidered.
Comment:Retouched plain canvas backdrop. Positive print.
Date:Not before 1878, Not after 1916
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František (probably), (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 179mm x 125mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-1277
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler