Druse woman. Lebanon traditional costume.

Druse clothing. Traditional Lebanon costume. Arabian dress

Druse woman. Lebanon.

Druse woman. Lebanon traditional costume in 1840.

Femme Druse. Liban.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Note:  Ancient Egyptian Art. Brockhaus encyclopedia. 14th Edition.

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