Bedouin girl, Egyptian Fruit Vendor, Egyptian Runner
Traditional Egypt costumes. Bedouin girl, Fruit Vendor, Runner in 1850
A Bedouin girl in a shirt-like garment, called “mig wal”. Next to her is an Egyptian Fruit Vendor. She wears a cape or cloak, jilbab, Jilaabah called. Her head is covered by a veil, the niqab. Right of the picture is an Egyptian runner. He wears a precious embroidered vest. As a headdress he wears a fez or tarboosh called. His long caftan is tied up from his knees to a wide cloth belt.
Traditional Egyptian costumes in 1850. Young Bedouin musican, Female slave and Egyptian woman.
A young Bedouin (The name comes from the Arabic, بدوي Badawi and means – not sedentary) with Kufiyya, Jilbab and jacket. He plays the ancient stringed instrument Rababa (Rebaba). In the background is a Nubian slave girl. She is wearing a caftan over a light of woolen dress. Their headdress represents a turban. Right shows an Egyptian woman in street clothes. She wears an ornate scarf around the edges, the niqab, a type of coat-like garment known as the abaya over.
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