Andrea Deagon's Raqs Sharqi
Photo Gallery


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

Off Site Images


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.