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Studio portrait of a young woman in folk attire

Studio portrait of a young woman in folk attire, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of SciencesenlargeStudio portrait of a young woman in folk attire, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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Object:Studio portrait of a young woman in folk attire
Description:Full length shot of a woman wearing traditional clothes adorned with a coin necklace and ornamented belt buckles (pafti). She is standing in front of a painted canvas backdrop, which creates the illusion of the scene being set in a rural landscape.
Comment:Verso: hand-written inscription [probably by Konstantin Josef Jireček]: "fig. 14 / Rhodope."
Date:Not before 1888
Location:Sofia
Country:Bulgaria
Type:Photograph
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 162mm x 110mm
Image: 137mm x 101mm
Format:Cabinet
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 565 Classes
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
810 Science and Humanities
Copyright:Научен архив на Българската Академия на Науките
Archive:Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Inv. No.: Ф. 3К, оп. 1, а.е. 1296-2
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova
Permalink:https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:vase.242