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Keffiyeh were the traditional headcloths worn by inhabitants of Zakhara, Calimshan, and the Arnaden region.[1][2][3]


A keffiyeh covered the head and hung down the neck.[2] It was secured in place by a skullcap or turban,[2] which in Zakhara was called an agal.[1] A keffiyeh served the practical purpose of protecting the head from the sun and the wind.[2]

Length, color, and style varied considerably between tribes, cities, and even families.[1]

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Price varied depending on quality: simple cloth keffiyeh sold for 3 cp and fine silk ones sold for up to 10 gp.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Jeff Grubb and Andria Hayday (April 1992). Arabian Adventures. (TSR, Inc), p. 93. ISBN 978-1560763581.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 52. ISBN 978-0786912377.
  3. Reynolds, Forbeck, Jacobs, Boyd (March 2003). Races of Faerûn. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 83. ISBN 0-7869-2875-1.
  4. Jeff Grubb and Andria Hayday (April 1992). Arabian Adventures. (TSR, Inc), p. 86. ISBN 978-1560763581.

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