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Muslim woman in the street

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


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Object:Muslim woman in the street
Description:A woman wearing a dark, sleeveless dress (ankles and wrists are visible) and a dark veil covering her face is walking down a street near Marijin Dvor (Mary´s house). She is wearing light-coloured modern shoes and a small handbag.
Comment:Uncirculated postcard.
Date:Not before 1920, Not after 1950
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dimensions:Artefact: 136mm x 88mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
780 Religious Practices
Copyright:Muzej Sarajeva
Archive:Museum of City of Sarajevo, Inv. No.: 6900
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler