Syria is a state in the Near East and part of the Mashreq. Syria borders Israel and Jordan to the south, Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north and Iraq to the east.
The dress of the Arab tribes on the route to Petra.
Besharah, of the Beni Said tribe, a member of the artists’ travelling party in Egypt, Sinai and Akabah.
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.
Women from Aden, Somalia 1885. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Historical Berber costumes. Morocco, 1862. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Arabian inhabitants of Mecca and Medina in traditional clothing of the 19th century. Vêtements traditionnels. Arabe de Médine, femme de la Mecque et femme de Médine
Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud. Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
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. Fashion, New Edition: The language… Read More
Abyssinian and Egyptians. Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).