Persian dervish. Iran sufi costume in 1840.
The term dervish designates especially in European languages a Sufi, a member of a Muslim ascetic religious congregation (tariqa), which is generally known for their modesty and discipline.
Dervishes Practice Sufism and are a source of wisdom, healing arts, poetry, enlightenment and wisdom. For example Nasreddin was not only for Muslims become a legend in the Orient.
Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.