Tag Archives: Traditional Egyptian costume

Egypt Fellahin Waterers of Garden.

Egypt Fellahin costumes. Egyptian clothing. Water career dresses

Fellahin Waterers of Garden

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 and generally blind men who chant the greed –  “There is no god but god; Mahommed is the ambassador of god; God be gracious to him and preserve him”.

 

A Caravan. Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh.

Traditional Arabian Costume. A caravan of camels. Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh

Kafila with a Camel Bearing a Hodesh

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 the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875).
Painting by Emile Prisse d’Avennes. Dedicated to the artist’s friend, the botanist George Lloyd. Engraved by Eugene Le Roux (1807-63). Published by James Madden, London 1851

Egyptian Dancing Girls. The Oriental Album.

Egyptian Dancing Girls. Oriental clothing for women. Traditional Egypt costume. Arabian belly dance costume

Egyptian Dancing Girls Performing the Ghawazi at Rosetta

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 by Emile Prisse d’Avennes. Dedicated to the artist’s friend, the botanist George Lloyd. Engraved by Eugene Le Roux (1807-63). Published by James Madden, London 1851

Harem girl in Cairo 1848. The Oriental Album.

Egyptian Harem girl costume. Traditional Arabian Dress

Egyptian Woman in a Harem in Cairo

Harem girl in Cairo 1848.

The Oriental Album. Characters, costumes, and modes of life, in the valley of the Nile by James Augustus St. John (1801-1875).
Painting by Emile Prisse d’Avennes. Dedicated to the artist’s friend, the botanist George Lloyd. Engraved by Eugene Le Roux (1807-63). Published by James Madden, London 1851