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.
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.