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A Bukharan woman and her husband. The outdoor bonnet and coat is different from that of Bukharan girls. Bukharan women wear under their bonnet a sort of coiffe of pearls and corals, covering the ears, and hanging down the back in a strip. The wearing of little boots is typical for women. Image taken from Lalla Roukh. A description of Tableaux vivants representing scenes from the poem by T. Moore. Divertissement mele de chants et de danses. Execute au Chateau royal de Berlin le 27. Janvier 1822, Avec 23 planches coloriees..This entertainment was based on the poem Lalla Rookh, an oriental romance, by Thomas Moore, published in 1817. Originally published in Berlin, 1822.
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