Pasha cotton Turkish Hammam towel is different in style with vertical and horizontal herringbone stripes. We love the soft feel of the quality cotton. The hand-knotted tassels are in natural colour.
The Lightweight Pasha cotton Turkish Hammam Towel is ideal as a travel towel. You will find it very adaptable for all sorts of outdoor activities. It is quick-dry, compact and super absorbent. Pasha towel is compact enough to fit into a small bag leaving plenty of space for the other essentials. This is backpackers’ must-have item for their rucksacks. You can use it as a towel, shawl, or makeshift screen for privacy. It is very versatile to be used as a head turban or modesty cover whilst visiting holy places. It is also low maintenance – easy to wash and fast to dry. You rinse it and leave it to air dry.
Unique Lifestyle Present
Pasha Cotton Turkish Hammam Towel is a unique lifestyle gift for all genders and for all ages with its unisex colour choices. To browse the other hammams in our collection, you can click here for easy access.
Peshtemal is a woven fabric that has evolved from the historical Turkish hammam tradition going back 600 years. Peshtemal hammam clothes were widely used as a wrap when men and women in the Ottoman era were washing in the public hammam baths to cover their bodies. Now, they have moved beyond the boundaries of hammam and have become trendy bath, beach, and travel towels high in demand. In the UK, they are commonly known as Hammam Towels.
Hammam towels have a very distinctive stripy pattern with hand-finished tassels on the fringes which make them truly authentic. They are 100% pure cotton. Linen and bamboo blends are also sought-after. The average size of the hammam bath sheet is 90 x 180 cm and the hand towel is 50 x 90 cm. And the average weight is 250 grams. Due to their flat-woven nature, these hammam towels are absolutely lightweight and compact to pack & carry. They have made a name for themselves for being very absorbent and fast drying. With each wash, hammam towels will get softer and more absorbent.
The Turkish hammam towels are very versatile and durable. Their compactness allows them to be used on various occasions as a picnic | beach blanket, sofa throw & cover, children’s blanket, tablecloth, shawl, or sarong. Hammam bathrobes made out of hammam cloth are also excellent bath and beachwear with their fast-drying properties and lightness.
There are a few hubs across Turkey where peshtemal hammam towels have been woven traditionally on the hand-looms to this day. We source our hammam towels straight from the local weavers at the Denizli province in the South-West of Turkey.
Always read the care label before washing
It is recommended to wash this product at a gentle cycle programme, max 40C. It is important to wash it at a low-spin program to protect the tassels. Washing tasseled products in a wash bag may further help keep tassels intact
Try not to use the fabric conditioner
We don’t recommend tumble-drying. If it is preferred for the sake of convenience, we only recommend low-heat tumble-drying. The best practice is to leave it to air-dry. It is much better for the environment as well as for your energy bills
Keep them away from strong, direct heat while drying
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