Abyssinian and Egyptians. Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert.
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. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
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Oriental and Sacred Scences, from notes of travel in Greece, Turkey and Palestine by Howe Fisher. Published 1854.
A Woman of Nazareth.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
A Guffa was a traditional, usually plaited reeds, round basket boat, which was used on the Tigris and Euphrates in Iraq until the 1970s.
Marriage Hut of Arab Fellahin with the Newly Married Couple.
Algeria – Caravan in a Covered Street, Algier. Historical, picturesque and monumental Algeria.
A Georgian girl in traditional dress. A Bedouin in Burnus with gun.
Tunisian flower sellers of Gabes in 1910.
Tunisian arabs at a café of Tunis in 1910.
Algeria. Regular infantryman Abdel-Kader, 19th c.