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

Inside a traditional farmhouse

Inside a traditional farmhouse, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Inside a traditional farmhouse
Description:A woman with a spindle is surrounded by five people: Next to her, a young child is sitting on the floor, while to her left there are a girl and another woman seated on a stool and a bench, respectively. Behind the group a boy is standing next to the front door. A man holding a glass in his hand is sitting behind the hearth. Everyone is wearing traditional clothes. The room is very simply furnished. Two small tables (sofra) are hanging on the walls. In the background: a wooden shelf with pots and tableware.
Comment:Donated to the The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art by B. Reiffenstein.
Date:Not after 1914
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Reiffenstein, Bruno, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 162mm x 115mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:340 Structures > 342 Dwellings
360 Settelments > 362 Housing
350 Equipment and Maintenance of BLDGS
Copyright:Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Archive:The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art, Inv. No.: ÖMV/pos/3446
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler