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, 19th c.
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.
Traditional Georgia and Arab costumes. 19th century.
Algeria. Regular infantryman Abdel-Kader, 19th c.
Algeria. Maidservant slave in Algiers. Historical clothing.