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Muslim woman and a girl in the street

Muslim woman and a girl in the street, © Museum of City of SarajevoenlargeMuslim woman and a girl in the street, © Museum of City of Sarajevo


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Object:Muslim woman and a girl in the street
Description:A woman wearing a light-coloured dress, a shawl over her head and shoulders and a black veil covering her face is walking down a street. Her ankles and wrists can be seen. She is carrying a small modern handbag. A girl wearing an urban dress is walking next to her. Both are wearing modern shoes. They are walking near Marijin Dvor (Mary´s house).
Comment:Uncirculated postcard.
Date:Not before 1920, Not after 1950
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dimensions:Artefact: 138mm x 89mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
850 Infancy and Childhood
780 Religious Practices
Copyright:Muzej Sarajeva
Archive:Museum of City of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: 6850
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler