The established cultural and historical significance of the keffiyeh's pattern in Palestinian culture and the wider regional context.
Two Rivers: The black lines on the keffiyeh represent the two major rivers in historic Palestine – the Tigris and Euphrates. These rivers hold significant historical and geographical importance in the region.
Olive Leaves: The white portions of the keffiyeh's pattern are a representation of olive leaves. Olive trees are a central and cherished element of Palestinian agriculture and culture, with deep cultural and economic significance in Palestine. They are an enduring symbol of resilience and peace.
Fishing Net: The black lines on the keffiyeh- resembling fishing nets. Fishing has been a long standing tradition in Palestinian coastal communities, particularly in the Gaza Strip, highlighting the connection to maritime life and sustenance