Trousers of a Kurdish leader. Turkish men’s trousers, Armenian women’s trousers, Persian men’s trousers.
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Costume cuts and robe shapes from Arabia, Palestine and Syria.
The binish, like the kaftan, is spread all over the Near East. Those countries where it is chiefly worn are Egypt, W. Arabia, Syria, Asia Minor, and Turkey.
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.
Characteristic garment of the modern Egyptian population. A variation of the Gallebaya called “kamis”. The material is black cotton (Winter).
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.