Harem girl in Cairo 1848. The Oriental Album by Prisse d’Avennes.
Nejdi Horse, Arabia by Prisse d’Avennes. The Oriental Album.
The Oriental Album. A Berber Playing the Kissar to Women of the Same Tribe.
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Goblet drums (also tarabuka) are single-sheet drums widely used in Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa.
Sais (Palefrenier, A Groom of Stable) from Egypt.
A woman with a veil and headscarf wearing a precious cloth cord embroidery on the arm, to a light tunic abaya.
A Bedouin girl in a shirt-like garment, called “mig wal”. Next to her is an Egyptian Fruit Vendor. She wears a cape or cloak, jilbab, Jilaabah called. Her head is covered by a veil, the niqab.
Tambourine player in the jilbab. Veiled water wearer in a chador. Servant with a turban, tarboosh, vests, harem pants belted with a wide cloth that Sal Sapik, (SAL û Sapik “pants and shirt”).
A young Bedouin with Kufiyya, Jilbab and jacket. Nubian slave girl wearing a caftan over a light of woolen dress. Egyptian woman in street clothing.
Different Ptolemaic and their Queens. Headdresses and crowns. Successors of Alexander the Great.