Sufism is a collective term for movements in Islam that have ascetic tendencies and a spiritual orientation, often referred to by the word mysticism. A follower of Sufism is called a Sufist, a Sufi practitioner or dervish.
Mohammed Shah (1810-1848), also Mehmed Mirza Shah, descendant of the Kajar dynasty, conservative ruler of Persia since 1844.
Persian from the city Khoy, Iran West Azerbaijan Province. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
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Old fashioned Persian dancer costume.
Isfahan was the capital of the Persian Empire under the Sefevid dynasty between the 16th and 18th centuries.
Persian silk velvet fabrics 16th century.
Kurds and Persians in their 19th century environment and costumes
Fashion history of the Assyrian Empire. Mesopotamia and Babylonian culture.
Many Persian families who have settled permanently in India and to some extent have adopted the dress of their new compatriots.
Historical city or theatre costumes and travesties. Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements.