Characteristic garment of the modern Egyptian population. A variation of the Gallebaya called “kamis”. The material is black cotton (Winter).
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.
Arabian inhabitants of Mecca and Medina in traditional clothing of the 19th century. Vêtements traditionnels. Arabe de Médine, femme de la Mecque et femme de Médine
Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud. Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland.
Abyssinian and Egyptians. Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert.
Marriage Hut of Arab Fellahin with the Newly Married Couple.
Praying round the sacred temple of the Kaaba of Mekka.
A Georgian girl in traditional dress. A Bedouin in Burnus with gun.
Algeria. Regular infantryman Abdel-Kader, 19th c.
Algeria. Maidservant slave in Algiers. Historical clothing.