Indian muslim costume. A rich Mohammedan.

Traditional India Mughal empire costumes. Mohammedan Mohamedan Chobdar dress.

Rich Mohammedan 1835

Traditional Indian muslim costume. A rich Mohammedan.

India Mughal empire period.

Oriental Scenery 1786–1794, Engraved by Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) and William Daniell (1769-1837).

Note:  The Syren, after Charles Louis Muller 1878.

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