Best Glide ASE Military Shemagh, Black/Olive Green
The Shemagh, also known as a keffiyeh, is classic desert head wear and is a versatile Middle Eastern head scarf popular with regular and special forces. The Shemagh, as it is commonly called, provides protection from sun, sand and wind. It is also useful as winter headgear to provide warmth.The Shemagh is much more than a head cloth for a desert environment to protect the wearer from heat, sand and the elements. It is a filter to breathe through in a dust storm, emergency bandage material, fire starting tinder, a medical sling, cold weather head protector and camouflage to name just a few uses. In a dust storm, you must keep from inhaling foreign matter into your lungs. In the extreme sun and heat, you must protect your head, face and neck. In cold, a scarf can greatly assist you in retaining heat. You won’t find a more versatile piece of inexpensive survival equipment than the Shemagh.The authentic Best Glide ASE Shemagh is approximately 42′ x 42′, has an approximate weight of 6.3 ounces, and is made of 100% cotton. Using cotton allows it to be breathable so that you may cover your nose and mouth with comfort. Our Shemaghs are the genuine article imported from Pakistan and are woven instead of printed. Printed cheaper versions are often offered by other companies to increase profits. Beware of versions made in China for this reason.