Women from Orebić in mourning dress. The Serbs in the Adriatic.

Orebic, Croatia, traditional, national costumes, Balkans, Dalmatia, Serbian
Women from Orebic, Croatia. DJEVOJKA U KOROTI IZ OREBIĆA.

Women from Orebić in traditional mourning clothing, Croatia 1870.

Žalosti odjeću. Hrvatskih narodnih nošnji (DJEVOJKA U KOROTI IZ OREBIĆA).

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

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