Arabia Algeria. Moorish merchant. Historical clothing.
Conquest of Grenada. Boabdil el Chico’s Farewell by Washington Irving.
“Boabdil set forward with his family for his allotted residence in the valley of Furchena. They ascended all eminence commanding the last view of Grenada. As they arrived at this spot, the Moors paused involuntarily to take a farewell glance at their beloved city. * * * Continue reading
Medieval Arab Moorish robes in 13th century.
Spain. Arab Moorish robes from the year 1276. (From Lapidario of D. Alonso the Wise.) España. Trajes arabes del ano 1276. (Del Lapidario de D. Alonso el Sabio.)
Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y Ornamentación de Todos los Tiempos. Editor: J. Aleu Fugarull, Barcelona 1824.
Boabdil, last Moorish king helmet. 15th century Saracen weapon.
Helmet of Muhammad XII. Abu Abdallah 1459 – 1518? the last Moorish king, known to the Christian Spaniards of his time as Boabdil, also called el chico.