Hirbawi Keffiyeh Royal Blue

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Hirbawi Keffiyeh in Royal Blue! Made in Palestine !!! At the Hirbawi Keffiyeh factory. Genuine Cotton Kufiya!!! High Quality !!! Size 1.25m x 1.25m Genuine Product. These scarves are made in Hirbawi factory in Hebron.  It is the last remaining Keffiya factory in Palestine This is the traditional Palestinian Kheffiya scarf, also known as Kufiya. or Kafiya.

History of the Hirbawi Keffiyeh

Reproduced from The Kufiyeh Project.

Historically, the black and white kufiyeh, or hatta, was the popular headdress of the peasants, thus also signifying lower social status and a rural background. In 1936, the peasants led the armed Palestinian resistance against British colonialism and its support of Zionism. In solidarity with the rebels, and to make it more difficult for the British to spot them, Palestinian townsmen started wearing the kufiyeh also.

In the 60’s, the scarf became emblematic of the nascent Palestinian national movement – it was the favored headwear of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and other symbols of the Palestinian resistance such as Leila Khaled.  Leftist parties used a red-and-white version to differentiate themselves within the wider nationalist movement.

Customer Reviews

Excellent quality keffiyeh

3 people found this helpful.
 on June 30, 2016
By Cheebs
Great color and fabric, held up well to washing, no weird odor (another keffiyah we tried had a very strong smell that wouldn’t go away). Shipping was fast. Would buy again.

Hirbawi Keffiyeh… always the best!

 on November 20, 2016
By Robert Hutton
Beautiful deep blue field with white embroidery… maybe a little unorthodox colors, but beautiful just the same!

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