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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, an apron (pregača) and a headdress. Plain background.
Comment:Most probably produced for commercial use with a model. At the time, Kotor was part of the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy. Nowadays it is in Montenegro.
Date:Not before 1860, Not after 1900
Creator:Laforest, Francesco, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 159mm x 110mm
Image: 140mm x 98mm
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/1340
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler