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the majority, who were rural and nomadic women, did not cover themselves.  http://www.irandokht.com/editorial/index4.php?area=per&sectionID=3&editorialID=958

OLD PERSIA: drawings from "Le costume historique(…)" by Auguste Racinet…

'Urashimataro and the Turtle' from The Pink Fairy Book.

'Urashimo Taro and the Turtle' from 'The Pink Fairy Book' by Andrew Lang, 2007 Folio edition illustrated by Debra McFarlane.

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp - Sindbad the Sailor and other Stories from the 1,001 Nights:.

The Nuptial Dance of Aladdin and the Lady Bedr-el-Budur (from ‘Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp’). “Sindbad the Sailor and other Stories from the Arabian Nights” illustrated by Edmund Dulac

'Violette consented willingly to pass the night in the forest', by Virginia Frances Sterrett (from 'Old French Fairy Tales', by the Comtesse...

“Violette consented willingly to pass the night in the forest.” Virginia Frances Sterrett 1920 Illustration for Old French Fairy Tales by Sophie de Ségur

Virginia Sterrett 1900 ~ 1931 Old French Fairy Tales Published by Penn Publishing Co ~ 1919 The cover and several of her beautiful illust.

Virginia Frances Sterrett

Art prints from all books published with illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett: Arabian Nights, Tanglewood Tales, and Old French Fairy Tales.

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Virginia Frances Sterrett - Aladdin Greeted the Princess with Joy (Arabian Nights, 1923 -

The Six Swans, from Household Stories from the Collection of the Bros. Grimm, translated by Lucy Crane, with illustrations by Walter Crane, 1920

The Six Swans, from Household Stories from the Collection of the Bros. Grimm, translated by Lucy Crane, with illustrations by Walter Crane, 1920

Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights – Brain Pickings - Aladdin’s Picture Book Arabian Nights. Illustration by Walter Crane, 1878.

Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights

Visions of the Jinn: A Visual History of Arabian Nights – Brain Pickings - Aladdin’s Picture Book Arabian Nights. Illustration by Walter Crane,

Arabian Nights  H.J Ford

"Caschcasch is unable to decide which is the Fairer" from The Adventures of Prince Camaralzaman and the Princess Badoura - Arabian nights

Virginia Frances Sterrett

"They walked side by side during the rest of the evening," illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterrett for Old French Fairy Tales, by Comtesse De Segur.

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