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A wedding ritual

A wedding ritual, © Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BASenlarge


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Object:A wedding ritual
Description:Full length outdoor shot in the farmyard of a rural house: four women in rural clothes are holding pieces of clothes in their hands; one of them is also holding a round sieve. On the left next to them a man is playing the violin. On the right a man in rural clothes with a pistol attached to his belt is standing. Behind this group of people a woman and a man are standing. On the wooden stairs there are two women standing, one of them is holding an infant in her arms. A girl, resting her arms on a wooden parapet with clothes on and over it is looking down from the terrace on the second floor of the house.
Comment:Gift to the National Ethnographic Museum from the Bulgarian Ethnographic Society (Balgarsko narodouchno druzhestvo).
Date:Not after 1909
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 330mm x 386mm
Image: 199mm x 254mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
340 Structures > 342 Dwellings
360 Settelments
530 Arts > 533 Music
580 Marrige
590 Familiy
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей - АЕИМ, БАН
Archive:Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BAS, Inv. No.: VIII 186
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova