A sun shawl was a kind of garment that protected the wearer from sunshine. At least one sun shawl was made of a metallic material. An aged Human woman who lived on the Outer Rim planet Tatooine in 0 BBY wore a sun shawl to protect herself from the binary stars of the Tatoo system.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
The scene featuring the sun shawl was filmed in front of a mosque in Djerba, Tunisia, during the principal photography of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope on April 4, 1976. Although the scene was cut before the release of the film, the sun shawl appeared in the December 1976 novelization of A New Hope, ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster, then in Marvel Comics' first issue, in the same scene. In 1998, the Star Wars Insider 41 magazine published a shot of the cut-scene in The Evolution of Star Wars: Exploring the Lost Cut article.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (Appears in cutscene(s))
- Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope novelization (First appearance)
- Star Wars 1
Sources[edit | edit source]
- The Art of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
- Star Wars: The Annotated Screenplays
- Star Wars: Behind the Magic
- "The Evolution of Star Wars: Exploring the Lost Cut"—Star Wars Insider 41