Keffiyeh vs. Shemagh: What's the Difference?
Keffiyeh and Shemagh Definitions
A square of cloth, often embroidered, traditionally worn as a headdress by Arab men, either by winding it around the head or by folding it into a triangle, draping it over the head, and securing it with an agal. Also called shemagh.
A headdress traditionally worn by some Arabs, also used as a scarf.
A headcloth designed for a desert environment to protect the wearer from sand and heat.