French Tea Towel "Baroque Porcelain"
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From the time of Louis XIV, The French have had a tradition of fine porcelain hand-crafted in Limoges. Made in France, this tea towel is made from 100% long fiber cotton fibers and is absorbent, functional, and a work of art. The vivid colors will brighten any kitchen. Question: do you frame it or use it?
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- Each towel is 100% cotton and measures 24" x 31".
- 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 term "tea towel" originated in England in the early 19th century and was the linen of choice for Victorian ladies. They often used tea towels to ensure that their expensive teaware wasn't broken by a careless servant.
- When tea was first brought to France, it was a very expensive commodity. To properly prepare and serve this precious beverage and to show off to the French court, Louis XIV had elaborate (baroque) porcelain manufactured in France.