Women in folk dresses from Niš – Pcinje, Serbia.

Serbian national costumes. Balkans folk dresses.
Serbian national costumes from Niš – Pcinje.

Serbian national costumes from Niš – Pcinje.

Народна носња из Ниша – Пчињски.

By Vladimir Kirin.

Source: Vladimir Kirin. Serbian national costumes. Srpske nacionalne kostime.


Note:  A man from the area of Senj, 1870. The Serbs in the Adriatic.

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