The majority of the population of the Sahara consists of Berbers. Her clothing is extraordinarily rich. They obtain their silk fabrics through the mediation of the caravans
The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.
Historical Berber costumes. Morocco, 1862.
The Farasia, Kaftan. North Africa, Morocco. Oriental Costumes by Max Tilke. This garment is a shirt-dress with wide sleeves, it is buttoned over the chest. It is often belted, and… Read More
NORTH AFRICA, MOROCCO. The djellabia or djellaba. Maghreb region of North Africa. Djellaba arab. جلابة It differs from the Egyptian Galabia by a sewn lace hood.
Mohamed Habib el-Bey from the Dynasty of Husseinite. Tunesia. Habib Bey, Frenchified name of Mohamed Habib el-Bey, born August 13, 1858 in Bardo and died February 11, 1929 in Carthage,… Read More
Jewish graves at Bab el Oued, Algier. Algeria 19th century. Tombeaux juifs.
Caravan in an indoor street of Algier, Algeria. Algérie – Caravane dans une Rue Couverte, Algier.
Tunisian flower sellers of Gabes in 1910.
Tunisian arabs at a café of Tunis in 1910.