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Asian
Middle Eastern ➔ Headband, Igal

Identifier:
143703
Description:
Thick black cord loop made from many strands of dyed wool twisted together and then wrapped with wool yarn. One short section is thinner, and has two yarn cords with tassles attached to it.;Th igal is part of a traditional outfit, which includes the items below. Igal (there are several variations on this spelling) are used by men of several Middle Eastern countries to keep head cloths (kaffiyeh) in place.;Igal (there are several variations on this spelling) are used by men of several Middle Eastern countries to keep kaffiyeh, or head cloths, in place. Although color and decoration vary, more modern igal tend to be black.
Date:
1937 – 1939
Materials:
Wrapped, Wool
Dimensions:
22.5" h 5" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Duvall Sr., Mrs. Carl
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Duvall Sr., Mrs. Carl
Related Place
Saudi Arabia