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A pestemal (pronounced pesh-te-mahl) is a traditional hammam towel used in the Turkish baths for centuries. This beautiful flat-woven towel is hand-loomed from 100% Turkish cotton with hand-tied fringe, is extremely lightweight, easy to launder, and becomes softer and more absorbent through use. Ideal for travel, they roll up tightly and take up little space in your bag.
We love them as everyday bath towels, beach blankets, and oversized hand towels because they absorb water as fast as terrycloth but dry fives time quicker!