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

Two women in a room of a peasant's house

Two women in a room of a peasant's house, © Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanovaenlarge


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Object:Two women in a room of a peasant's house
Description:Indoor photograph of two women in rural clothes sitting in front of a hearth with a cauldron. One of them, an elderly woman, is using a grinder while sitting on a rush matte on the floor. A younger woman is grinding something down in a mortar. Two unframed icon paintings are hanging on the wall next to a sieve.
Date:Not before 1928, Not after 1956
Creator:Karastoyanov, Bozhidar Dimitrov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 160mm x 220mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
350 Equipment and Maintenance of BLDGS > 356 Housekeeping
360 Settelments > 362 Housing
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
460 Labor > 462 Division of Labor by Gender
770 Religious Beliefs > 778 Sacred Objects and Places
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Личен Архив Биляна Брайкова Карастоянова
Archive:Bilyana Braykova Karastoyanova, Inv. No.: BK_041
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova