Le couvre-chef est un accessoire de mode qui se porte sur la tête. Le mot chef ici a le sens de tête (du latin caput signifiant tête ou chef).
They are the second largest ethnic group in Shan State,and also live in Kayin State, Kayah State, Mon State and Bago Division. They are believed to be of Tibeto-Burman stock, and are ethnolinguistically related to the Karen. Migrant workers and people fleeing ongoing conflict inside Myanmar means many Pa-Oh people now live in Mae Hong Son Province, in Northern Thailand. The Pa-O people are two distinct groups - The Lowland, based around Thaton, and The Highland from Taunggyi and its surrounds. However, there may be as many as twenty-four Pa-O subgroups.