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

Muslim women's streetwear

Muslim women's streetwear, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Muslim women's streetwear
Description:Full-length shot of a person wearing a long dark robe (feredža) and a long light-coloured headscarf. Expect for her eyes and nose, her body and head are fully covered. Painted canvas backdrop.
Comment:Most probably produced for commercial use with a model. It is probably a late-nineteenth-century Muslim women's city costume from Sarajevo.
Date:Not before 1890, Not after 1918
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Mlađenović, Justina, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 98mm x 59mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
780 Religious Practices
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/1191
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler