Krivošije (Crivosije) is a high plateau in the eastern part of Orjen Mountain in Montenegro between Polje Grahovo and Risan Bay in the Bay of Kotor.
Krivošije is inhabited by Montenegrin-Serbian mountain tribes. In the times of the Ottomans and the Habsburg Monarchy, the Krivoši people were considered a freedom-loving people who successfully resisted both the Ottomans and the Austro-Hungarians. When Herzegovina was still under Ottoman rule, there was a popular saying in the Bay of Kotor: If it were not for the Krivošijers and Risans, the whole Boka (Bay of Kotor) would have paid the haraç (land tax of non-Muslims) to the Turks.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
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