Tag Archives: Moorish costumes

Arabia. Moor from Algeria. Historical clothing.

Arabia. Moor from Algeria. Historical clothing.

Moor from Algeria. More d’Alger.

Arabia. Moor from Algeria. Historical clothing.

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Arabia Algeria. Moorish merchant costume.

Arabia. Moorish merchant. Historical clothing.

Moorish merchant. Marchand maure.

Arabia Algeria. Moorish merchant. Historical clothing.

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Conquest of Grenada. Boabdil el Chico’s Farewell.

Conquest of Grenada. Washington Irving. Moorish Boabdil. Emir of Granada.

Boabdil el Chico’s Farewell to Grenada

Conquest of Grenada. Boabdil el Chico’s Farewell by Washington Irving.

“Boabdil set forward with his family for his allotted residence in the valley of Furchena. They ascended all eminence commanding the last view of Grenada. As they arrived at this spot, the Moors paused involuntarily to take a farewell glance at their beloved city. * * * Continue reading

Medieval Arab Moorish robes in 13th century.

Medieval Costume History. Moorish robes. Arabian costumes.

Moorish robes in 1276.

Medieval Arab Moorish robes in 13th century.

Spain. Arab Moorish robes from the year 1276. (From Lapidario of D. Alonso the Wise.) España. Trajes arabes del ano 1276. (Del Lapidario de D. Alonso el Sabio.)

Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y Ornamentación de Todos los Tiempos. Editor: J. Aleu Fugarull, Barcelona 1824.

Boabdil, last Moorish king helmet 15th century.

Boabdil, Moorish king. Saracen Helmet. Medieval military weapons. Renaissance weapons

Helmet of Muhammad XII. the last Moorish king 1459 – 1518 ?

Boabdil, last Moorish king helmet. 15th century Saracen weapon.

Helmet of Muhammad XII. Abu Abdallah 1459 – 1518? the last Moorish king, known to the Christian Spaniards of his time as Boabdil, also called el chico.

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