French Damask Tea Towel, Thyme Sprigs -NEW!
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This beautiful tea towel honors thyme, one of the most commonly used cooking condiments and one of the herbs mentioned in the Simon & Garfunkel song Scarborough Fair. A great gift for any gardener, this gorgeous green and blue French-made tea towel is 100% cotton damask and a great addition to any kitchen.
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- Each towel is 100% cotton and measures 22" x 30."
- CARE: Machine wash with warm water on gentle cycle. Do not use bleach or fabric softener. Wash dark colors separately. Tumble dry on low heat. Remove while still damp. Use a steam iron as needed.
- The name "tea towel" originated in England in the early 19th century and was the linen of choice for Victorian ladies. They often personally used tea towels to ensure that their expensive teaware wasn't broken by a careless servant.
The ancient Egyptians used thyme’s powerful antiseptic properties in embalming rituals, and the Romans considered the herb a symbol of bravery, strength, and military prowess.