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Studio portrait of a woman wearing a folk costume

Studio portrait of a woman wearing a folk costume, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge

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Object:Studio portrait of a woman wearing a folk costume
Description:Full-length shot of a woman wearing a dark skirt, an embroidered jacket and a light-coloured shawl as a headdress.
Comment:Most probably produced for commercial use. Probably a Christian folk dress. At the time, Kotor was part of the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy. Nowadays it is in Montenegro.
Date:Not before 1860, Not after 1900
Location:Kotor
Country:Austria-Hungary
Type:Photograph
Creator:Laforest, Francesco, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 159mm x 110mm
Image: 144mm x 95mm
Format:Cabinet
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/1331
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler
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