National Geographic : 1923 May
Photograph by Junius I1. Wood ARABS OF THE DESERT IN THEIR CITY COSTUMES Bedouins in the Arab kingdoms wear what is probably one of the oldest forms of headgear. It consistsof alarge square of cloth, called the kaffeyeh, which is doubled cornerwise, laid on the head, and held in place by a thick double coil made of wool or goats' hair. The variation inthis coil indicates the particular region from which the wearer comes.