Woman Folk Costume from Budva Montenegro

traditional, costumes, Budva, Dalmatia, Montenegro, Serbian
A woman from Budva. ŽENSKA NOŠNJA IZ BUDVE.

A Montenegrin woman from Budva (ŽENSKA NOŠNJA IZ BUDVE).

BUDVE is one of the oldest towns on the Adriatic, according to ancient mythology about 2,500 years ago by Cadmus, the son of Greek-Phoenician king Agenor founded. Budva was originally on an island that is now connected by a sandbank to the mainland.

Source: The Serbs in the Adriatic. Their types and costumes. Published 1870-1878. Brockhaus Leipzig Germany.

Note:  Women in folk dresses from Niš - Pcinje, Serbia.

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