A Zeyat or Oil Seller with Customers in his Shop in Cairo.

Prisse d'Avennes, Cairo, costume, Zeyat, Oil Seller, Oriental, Album,
A Zeyat or Oil Seller with Customers in his Shop in Cairo

A Zeyat or Oil Seller with Customers in his Shop in Cairo

Source: The Oriental Album. Characters, Costumes, And Modes Of Life, In The Valley Of The Nile. Published 1848. Drawings by Prisse d’Avennes 1807-1879. Lithographs by various artists. Printed by Lemercier in Paris, James Madden in London, and Madden & Malcolm in London.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  The colorful and picturesque dress of Arabia. Arabian dancing girl.

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