The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.
The peasant art of Lithuania. The Lithuanian women wore long wide robes of wool or linen embellished with a relief-like floral ornament. The costume of the men consisted of a long home woven woolen coat of a dark-blue or grey color, resembling in cut and fold the jacket of the women.
Les Soeurs de Lait – Robe d’après-midi de Georges Dœuillet
Le Jardin de L’Infante – Robe du soir, de Paul Poiret.
Wedding Garments. Hungary bridal couple.
India. Garments, Dresses. Principal Costumes. The Feminine Costume of the World. Dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 3.
India. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. The Feminin Costume of the World. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 7.
Bukovina. Embroidery and Carpets, 19th c. from the collection of Prof. Erich Kolbenhyer.
Chief Dakota, Mandan squaw costumes
Designs for Silk Embroidery from Ukraine