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

Traditional Herzegovinian costume

Traditional Herzegovinian costume, © The Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Artenlarge


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Object:Traditional Herzegovinian costume
Description:Half-length shot of a man wearing close-fitting trousers with a low, baggy crotch (čakšire), a vest (džamadan), a jacket (jelek), a belt (pojaš) with weapons and a hat. He is holding a sword in his left hand. Plain background.
Date:Not before 1878, Not after 1918
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Landau, Alexander, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 109mm x 67mm
Image: 95mm x 56mm
Format:Carte de visite
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/703
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler