Turkish Beach Towel - Newport Red


$68.00




 Newport towels are 100% organic Turkish cotton, dyed but never bleached so it’s super soft, has a high thread count per inch and nice color saturation. Hand loomed with an ecru background.

Used for centuries in Turkish hamams, or baths, the pestemal (pesh-te-mahl) is the original “Turkish Bath Towel”. They are a soft and smooth, flat woven cloth, made by hand, usually from cotton, finished with fringes. The hand or hair towel size is called a peskir (pesh-kir). 

These towels are known for their eco-friendly properties:

  • Highly absorbent, quick to dry, and will not collect sand
  • Lightweight and compact, fold flat, minimizes storage space
  • Naturally anti-bacterial – will not acquire a musty odor
  • Environmentally friendly – quick to wash and dry, saving energy
  • Some of the weaves may need several washings and dryings to reach full absorbency and softness

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