Jacquard woven with traditional pestemal weaving patterns and hand-knotted fringes, 39 x 71, made in Turkey
Fast drying, great for preventing mildew
Highly absorbent yet light and easy to travel with, durable pestemal
The pestemal folds easily and takes up less space than conventional towels
Multi-use as beach towel, spa towel, bath towel, hand towel or light throw blanket
Color : Dark Gray
Please wash your pestemal before first use. Pestemal towels get softer with each wash and are very durable. The Pestemal is also known as a Fouta Towel, Hammam Towel or a Turkish Bath Towel. The pestemal is a light, highly absorbent and fast drying, cotton woven cloth, traditionally used in Turkish Baths. The Pestemal originated around 600 years ago. The pestemal weaving custom has roots in an area once was called Tripolis of Phrygia. This pestemal town is called Buldan today, a district in Southern Turkey. The pestemal is celebrated for being light yet highly absorbent. This property makes the pestemal favorable for multiple uses today. The pestemal is commonly used as a beach towel in the Mediterranean. Given its properties, the pestemal also makes a great spa or sauna towel. The pestemal can also be used as a bath towel at home. The fast drying pestemal feature helps prevent mildew that commonly occurs in bathrooms without air circulation. Additionally, the pestemal folds easily and takes up less space in your closet. The pestemal adds a subtle boho, ethnic look to your home. The Kuprum Pestemal has fashionable tassels and elegant, traditional pestemal weaving patterns. This Pestemal is created by the Kuprum brand, inspired by Mediterranean culture, artisanship and practicality.
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