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Woman's Herzegovinian dress

Woman's Herzegovinian dress, © The Historical Archive of Sarajevoenlarge


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Object:Woman's Herzegovinian dress
Description:Full-length portrait of a woman wearing a skirt with coated golden cords, a white blouse and an embroidered jacket (jelek). She is adorned with coins, including her head. A knife is hanging from her leather belt.
Comment:Positive print.
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 172mm x 214mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
Copyright:Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
Archive:The Historical Archive of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: ZF-1291
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler