The members of historical infantry units called themselves Zuaven. The name goes back to the Kabyl tribe of the Zuauas in the Zuaua district (Zuavia) in the Algerian province of Constantine, who already provided mercenary troops at the time of the Ottoman Empire who were famous for their bravery.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Arabia. Moor from Algeria. Historical clothing.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Arabia Algeria. Moorish merchant. Historical clothing.
Arab Algeria. Arabic of the plain. Historical clothing.
Arabia, Algeria. Jewish maid of Algiers. Historical clothing. From the book: Mœurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d’après des documents and authentiques et les voyages des… Read More
Arabia Egypt, Cairo. Rich woman, woman of the people. Historical clothing.
Africa, Arab Bedouin. Historical clothing. From the book: Mœurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d’après des documents and authentiques et les voyages des plus récents; Publié… Read More
Arabia, Africa. Tuareg Warrior. Guerrier de Tuarick.
Herodias. A Mirror of Fair Women. Theodore Child, in “A Mirror of Fair Women,” published in “Harper’s Bazaar,” says: “The women of the Idumean family of the Herods are famous… Read More
Rhodope, the Egyptian Princess. SO she raised her hands to the great and glorious sun, who with his golden, sword-like rays was just dispersing the mists that hung over the… Read More