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Kuffeyah Bucket hat

Kuffeyah Bucket hat

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In Palestine, the garment was initially only popular among rural workers in the country – the fellah. Its breathability made it an effective way to protect farmers from the harsh sun and sand storms. In contrast, the more urban Palestinains – the effendi – would instead boast a red felt hat called the tarboush.

Over the last century, the keffiyeh has become popularized among the general Palestinian community. It no longer signifies social class, but instead has become a symbol of Palestinian identity and resistance.

 

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