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).
Abyssinian and Egyptians. Abyssin et Égyptiens. Guerriers et soldats du désert.
Arabia Egypt, Cairo. Rich woman, woman of the people. Historical clothing.
Traditional Egypt headdresses. From “Full Peoples Gallery in images of all nations” by Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche, Meissen, 1840.
Egypt Fellahin Waterers Water is carried in these closely woven baskets to the gardens in the vicinity. The foremost persons in the cortege are usually six, more often more, poor… Read More
Fellah girl from Alexandria, Egypt in traditional dress. Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
African Nomads. Ababda tribe warriors with spears. Beja people in 1900. Titel: Guerriers Ababdeh. Auteur du Monde Souvenirs de Voyages, Paris, 1895 . Éditeur: L. Boulanger.
Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh. (A caravan of camels has pitched their camp in an oasis) The Oriental Album. Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of… Read More
Egyptian Dancing Girls Performing the Ghawazi at Rosetta. The Oriental Album. Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875). Painting… Read More