Tru-Spec SHEMAGH, DESERT SCARF, MOCHA/BLKArtikelnummer: TS3740
- Made of: Soft, breathable 100% cotton weave
- Weight: 160 gr
- size: 107x107 cm (42" x 42")
- color: Mocha / Black
Protect your neck and head
Lightweight and Breathable
Able to protect from BBs, Dust, or Bugs
Can be worn a number of different ways.
The shemagh has been a fashion accessory in the United States since the late 1980s. In the early 2000s, Often worn with camouflage clothing. Most soldiers folded the shemagh into a triangle and around the neck. In this way scarf can override the nose and mouth, which in conjunction with the goggles or glasses provides an excellent protection from the sand of the desert, The neck had also prevented its abrasion from the collar of bulletproof vests. It can be worn a number of different ways.
The shemagh is a traditional Arab headdress fashioned from a square, usually molded cotton, scarf. It is typically worn by Arab men. It is commonly found in arid regions to provide protection from direct sun exposure, as well to protect the mouth and eyes from blown dust and sand.
Its distinctive woven check pattern may have originated in an ancient Mesopotamian representation of either fishing nets or ears of grain. Its prominence increased in the 1960s with the beginning of the Palestinian resistance movement and its adoption by Palestinian politician Yasser Arafat. It become his "brand" and only photographed with this characteristic scarve. He wore it traditionally.