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

Sarajevo Bey's costume for unmarried townswomen

Sarajevo Bey's costume for unmarried townswomen, © The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovinaenlarge


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Object:Sarajevo Bey's costume for unmarried townswomen
Description:A woman is wearing typical clothes for young unmarried Muslim townswomen: an embroidered light-coloured dress with a metal belt buckle (Badem pafte), a short embroidered jacket (jelek), a little felt hat (fezić), dukats as a necklace. Her décoletté is visible. She is sitting in front of a canvas backdrop painted with a mosque and plants.
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Topič, František, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 215mm x 150mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
Copyright:Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine
Archive:The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Inv. No.: Slomljene ploče: 672
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler