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

Christian women's folk dress

Christian women's folk dress, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Christian women's folk dress
Description:Full-length studio portrait of a woman wearing traditional Christian clothes and a light-coloured shawl as a headdress. Painted canvas backdrop.
Comment:Most probably produced for commercial use with a model.
Date:Not before 1850, Not after 1892
Location:Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Dalmatia
Creator:Jellasca, Anton, (Court photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 168mm x 108mm
Image: 135mm x 97mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
560 Social Stratification
560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/1336
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler