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

Veiled women walking in the street

Veiled women walking in the street, © Museum of City of SarajevoenlargeVeiled women walking in the street, © Museum of City of Sarajevo


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Object:Veiled women walking in the street
Description:Three women wearing light-coloured dresses and dark veils which fully cover their faces. However, their ankles are not covered. Another woman is wearing urban clothes, also with a dark veil covering her face. Another woman is wearing a light-coloured dress with a coloured shawls (bošča) over her head.
Comment:Uncirculated postcard.
Date:Not before 1920, Not after 1950
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Publisher:Leon Finzi, Sarajevo
Dimensions:Artefact: 138mm x 88mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
780 Religious Practices
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
Copyright:Muzej Sarajeva
Archive:Museum of City of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: Not inventoried
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler