Original Engraving of Arab Costumes, Published in 1748
Item Number: 14371
Original engraving of Arab Costumes from the 1740s. Published in 1748. This rare engraving is from "Description de l´Univers." By Allain Manesson Mallet. Engraving depicts two men proudly wearing different Arabic costumes with mountains in the background. One wears a buttoned tunic kandura, bisht overcoat, pointed shoes and large turban with a decorative cane and his hand rests in his belt. The other wears a decorative collared kandura, bisht overcoat, pointed shoes and tall hat with long scarf coming from the hat. Decorative banner on top states "Arabes." Overall page size is 10" x 7.25." Image size is 5.5" x 7.5." Overall in very good condition.