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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:Studio portrait of a man posing in light-coloured clothes: trousers with a baggy crotch (čakšire), a white kaftan (gunj), a vest (džamadan), a dark hat and a bow tie. Attached to his belt (pojas) is a pocket watch. Painted canvas backdrop.
Date:Not after 1918
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Creator:Kajon, Daniel A., (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 159mm x 106mm
Image: 138mm x 96mm
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/708
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Barbara Derler