A woman in traditional clothing from Senj Croatia 1870. (ŽENSKA NOŠNJA IZ SENJSKE OKOLICE).
Source: The Serbs in the Adriatic. Their types and costumes. Published 1870-1878. Brockhaus Leipzig Germany.
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