why this product

An intricate, woven lattice structure lends these towels extra absorbency and softness. Fine cotton threads are blended with just a touch of natural ramie, a vegetable fiber so strong that it was used to wrap mummies in ancient Egypt. To make these bath towels, delicate threads are slowly woven on old-fashioned, low-speed looms in a factory in Japan that’s been in operation since 1934. The towels are finished with a thorough laundering, using the wellsprings of underground water from the melted snows of Mount Ishizuchi, the tallest mountain in Western Japan. To make a set, see also our matching hand and face towels. 

use & care

Machine wash in cold water using a mild detergent. Hang dry or tumble dry on low or gentle cycle. Do not use bleach.

production & design

Since 1934, this Japanese company has been using old-fashioned looms to produce some of the softest towels, home linens and sleepwear available. The key to the softness is due to fine, loosely twisted threads. The company’s dedication to delicate materials means that high-speed looms and other modern technologies are out of the question, as this machinery would break the fine threads. To create further softness and absorbency, the textiles are laundered with natural detergents, such as orange oil, using wellspring water from the melted snows of nearby Mount Ishizuchi. 

about the designer

Striped Lattice Weave Bath Towel

$88.00
Kaufmann Mercantile from New York, NY
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Striped bath towel woven from extra-fine thread, in a cotton/natural ramie fiber blend. Intricate lattice structure creates absorbency, softness and strength. Made in Japan since 1934. Comes in White/Navy and White/Red. (more info)

More Details

  • Technical Specifications:

    Size
    56 ½ inches long x 31 inches wide
    (143 cm x 78.7 cm)


    Materials
    98% cotton
    5% natural ramie fiber (vegetable fiber)

    Made in
    Japan

  • Dimensions: H 1.0 Inches x W 1.0 Inches x L 1.0 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000283256

Shipping & Returns

  • This item ships directly from Kaufmann Mercantile in Brooklyn, NY
  • Item is ready to ship in 4 - 7 Business Days. Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 14 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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