Jewish girl from Sinope in 19th century

Traditional jewish women costume and dresses. 19th century jew clothing

Jewish girl from Sinope

Jewish girl from Sinope in 19th century.

Sinope was an Asian, Greek coastal town on the Black Sea. The illustration shows a young Jewish woman in traditional clothes around 1850.

Blätter für Kostümkunde. Historische und Volkstrachten.
(Sheets for costume. Historical and folk costumes.)
Published by Franz Lipperheide, Berlin 1876.

Note:  French noblewoman in 1650. Baroque period.

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