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QUSETION.WHERE? And WHY is her necklace tucked in collar--Looks somewhat like a "dogtag"? Opinions? c.1900

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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Enlarge and see what looks like to me, something the woman preferred to hide in her collar? If it was a controversial Christian Cross in a country where Christians were persecuted is she telling us "I am a Christian but dare not show it?" ( Like Russia, or another country? But Telling us to recognize THAT clue??) It also looks like a "dog Tag"-- or a refugee I.D.. The chain looks to short to just pull over if she forgot to remove before the photo... Something is definitely hidden--maybe a Jewish Star or a Mezuzah ? ANY Opinions about this photo of the sweet woman in a lovely dress? It is a CDV but I am guessing 1900 or thereabout from a country I cannot discern, See photo 2. Thanks. Please enlarge both photos #2 for location at bottom
    ( front of card is seen)


    1. martika martika, 3 years ago
      She is Czech or Slovak. The name of the place ( Vinohrady ) is common in both languages.
    2. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      Martika thanks I love the bo
      Dice of her dress. I wonder why she hides that necklace??
    3. fleafinder fleafinder, 3 years ago
      no idea but looks kinda like pocket watch to me!
    4. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      That would be diierent... Poked into her collar! Maybe a fashion statement in eastern Europe back in the day? Sort of having a knife in your garter,poison in your ring,a joint in your sock,money in your bra...Things out of place on ones person

      But wow!***A pocket watch in your collar? Cool! HaHa
    5. kerry10456 kerry10456, 3 years ago
      I'm leaning towards pocket watch also, the chain appears to be FOB chain
    6. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      I don't have many foreign photos of 100 yrs ago or more...this possible fad is not one I recall ever seeing before. Thanks so much for the opinions /comments made here!!
    7. fleafinder fleafinder, 3 years ago
      LOL PCC at the money in your bra part!
    8. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      Hi Fleafinder!!I once lost $50. out of my bra at the supermarket. My husband had just given it to me to go shop for food. I was so upset. My mom was with me and paid for the groceries and my husband never found out! I would NEVER heard the end of it!! Never!

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