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Light Weight Shemagh Scarf Collection

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Light Weight Shemagh Scarf Collection

Rothco's Lightweight Desert Shemaghs Are Traditional Desert Head-Wear That Are Designed To Protect The Head And Neck From Sun And Sand. 

 
  • Lightweight Tactical Headwear That Is Designed To Protect The Head & Neck From Sun & Sand
  • Worn By Military Personnel Worldwide And Is Also A Great Fashion Accessory
  • The Tactical Scarf Also Makes For A Great Survival Item
  • Available In Over A Dozen Colors
  • 100% Cotton Measuring 42 X 42

According to Wikipedia there are multiple names for the SMAG

 The keffiyeh or kufiya (Arabic: كوفيةkūfiyyah, meaning "from the city of Kufa" (الكوفة); plural كوفيات kūfiyyāt), also known as a ghutrah (غُترَة), shemagh (شماغ šmāġ), ḥaṭṭah (حَطّة), mashadah (مَشَدة), chafiye (Persian: چَفیِه‎, dastmal yazdi (Persian: دستمال یزدی‎) or cemedanî (Kurdish: جه مه داني‎), is a traditional Middle Eastern headdress fashioned from a square scarf, usually made of cotton. It is typically worn by Arab people, as well as by some Mizrahi Jews and Iranic nomads (especially Kurdish people).[1]

 It is commonly found in arid regions as it provides protection from sunburn, dust and sand. Its distinctive standard woven checkerboard pattern may have originated in an ancient Mesopotamian representation of either fishing nets or ears of grain,[2] but the true origin of the pattern remains unknown.

Toward the end of the 1980s, the keffiyeh became a fashion accessory in the United States and, during the 2000s, it became very popular among teenagers in Tokyo, Japan, where it is often worn with camouflage-style clothing.hco heavyweight shemagh tactical desert scarf, shemagh tactical desert scarf, tactical desert scarf, desert scarf, green shemagh, red shemagh, black shemagh, blue shemagh, tan shemagh, white shemagh, smag, keffiyeh, ghutrah, ḥaṭṭah, mashadah, chafiye, dastmal yazdi, cemedanî 

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