Andrea Deagon's Raqs Sharqi
Page One: Salome! Hedwig Reicher,
Renee La Dous, and Frau Verhunk, from the 1900's.
Page Two: More Salome: Maud Allan in several poses.
Page Three: Fritzi Schaffer, Nina Barkis, and an unknown.
Page Four: Risque Oriental Dance in Paris ... not especially attractive but possibly really oriental in technique
Maud Allan as Salome, 1908
Off Site Images
Mata Hari postcards from a site on propoganda postcards from WWI. Many of her costumes predict the belly dance costume of the later 20th century.