History

Peshtemal, also known as Turkish towel and hammam towel, is a very important tradition that has been carried from the Ottoman Empire to the modern-day. The Turkish bath is a very important, world-famous brand of our country. Almost everywhere in the world, in many luxury hotels and spa centers, it is strongly possible to encounter a Turkish bath. In fact, the Turkish bath and the Turkish peshtemal are two inseparable things.

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The Turkish towel is essentially an extra large bath towel measuring approximately 90cm x 180cm (3ft x 6ft). Peshtemals, which are used more frequently today, can be no-pattern, patterned and in various colors.

 

Peshtemals, which are mostly preferred to have colored vertical striped design  Peshtemals, which are used by men under waist and by women starting from underarms, are in fact the oldest dresses of the human history.Made of cotton, linen, and nowadays sometimes a blend of cotton and bamboo.

Here are few different ways Pestemal towels are being utilized in today’s time; Home Utility, Beach Towel, Blankets, Table Coverings, Decoration, Gifts

Peshtemal is a towel alternative product that you can use actively in your daily life. It absorbs water quickly, takes up little space and dries fast. Alternative usage areas are bathrooms, spas, Turkish baths and gyms. It can also be used for decorative purposes, as a cover and shawl.


The loincloth, which attracts the attention of women with its fine texture, is now used not only in the baths but also in every place where people meet with water.


The most important features that distinguish peshtemal from towel are its lightness and quick drying. Products that generally weigh between 200 and 300 grams dry in a maximum of 10 minutes. The loincloth, which does not take up much space like a towel, is generally preferred on travels as it does not occupy space in a bag or suitcase.


In addition to being used instead of towels, it is also seen that it has been used for different purposes such as table and sofa covers recently.