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Traditional Egypt costumes. Bedouin girl, Fruit Vendor, Runner.

Traditional arab cloth for man and women. Egyptian Female dresses with turban, tarboosh, vests, harem pants, Sal Sapik and arabian caftan

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 1850. Tambourine player, water wearer and servant.

Traditional arab cloth for man and women. Egyptian Female dresses with turban, tarboosh, vests, harem pants, Sal Sapik.

Tambourine player, Veiled water wearer, Servant.

Traditional Egyptian costumes. Dress of Tambourine player. Veiled water wearer and Servant in 1850.

Tambourine player in the jilbab. Veiled water wearer in a chador. Servant with a turban, tarboosh, vests, harem pants belted with a wide cloth that Sal Sapik, (SAL û Sapik “pants and shirt”).

Egyptian costumes in 1850. Bedouin, Slave girl and Egyptian woman.

Traditional arabian clothing for man and women. Egyptian Female dresses Niqab, Kufiyya and Jilbab

Bedouin, Slave and Egyptian woman.

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.