- Story & know-how
French rustic tea towel
- Century-old manufacture
- Thick fabric in linen & cotton
This tea towel is made by Charvet, one of the last French linen mills, existing since 1866 in Northern France. Very resistant, the fabric is thick (9.12 oz/yd² - 309 g/m²), mixing linen and cotton. The red and blue stripes add a final French touch to the fabric, as these colors remind the French flag.
Linen is the perfect fabric for tea towels: it has hypoallergenic and antibacterial qualities, it is very resistant so your tea towel will have a longer lifespan, it absorbs up to 20% of dampness without feeling wet.
Dimension: 17.7 x 29.5 in - 45 x 75 cm.
Weight: 0.3 lb - 135g.
Material: 59% cotton, 41% linen.
Care instructions: Can be machine washed (cool or cold) and tumble dried (medium). Ironing at high temperatures. Do not bleach.
Charvet is one of the last linen mills in Armentieres, existing since 1866. 155 years of a genuine know-how. Charvet linen experts pursue this long history, and they are nowadays considered as the leading French manufacturer of industrial fabrics in natural materials.
Charvet designs and produces high quality linens for home and decoration: kitchen-towels, aprons, table linens, bed linens and accessories (bags, pillows). The common trait: traditional yet elegant designs on thick and soft fabrics.
Their linens are made in noble materials, linen and cotton, with French traditional designs and patterns. They are mainly in neutral color (white, beige, taupe and grey) and also in the 2 French emblematic colors: blue and red (as on the French flag). Charvet linens are the typical French country houses linens!
The shipping cost per order is $6.99 to USA & Canada and $9.99 for Australia & New Zealand. French Address is a small business, I do my best to offer attractive international express shipping rates.
I prepare your order in maximum 2 business days (I do it same day most of the time!).
I work with the international express carrier DHL. Once I have handed over your order to DHL, they should deliver your product in 2 to 5 business days for USA & Canada and in 3 to 5 business days for Australia & New Zealand.