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

Wedding table

Wedding table, © Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BASenlarge


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Object:Wedding table
Description:Full length outdoor shot of a group of people in front of a rural house: in the center a woman in dark rural clothes with a light sokay (a specific wedding head cloth) and a man in an overcoat with a fur cap and a light towel around his neck are sitting. On the left side of the woman three elderly women in rural clothes are seated, all with kerchieves. To the right of the man five elderly men are sitting, all in dark rural clothes with fur caps. The whole group is seated around a cover spread on the ground with a wine vessel and flat loafs on it.
Comment:The photograph was a 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: 328mm x 377mm
Image: 198mm x 243mm
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
Bibliography:Kassabova, Anelia (2013): Inclusion and Exclusion: The Role of Photography in the Nation-Building Process in Bulgaria from Approximately 1860 to World War I. In: Demski, Dagnosław, Ildikó Sz. Kristóf, and Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska (Eds.): Competing Eyes: Visual Encounters with Alterity in Central and Eastern Europe. Budapest: L‘ Harmattan, 128.
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.: aeim 174
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova