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

Women's folk dress

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


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Object:Women's folk dress
Description:Full-length shot of a woman wearing traditional clothes with a long sleeveless overdress, a metal belt buckel (Bajader belt) and an adorned headgear. She is also wearing peasant shoes (opanci). Painted canvas backdrop.
Date:Not before 1860, Not after 1900
Creator:Laforest, Francesco, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 160mm 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/1342
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler