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Turkish Hammam Towel – Le Bain Turc by Ingres


Turkish hammam towels simply does not get much more authentic than this. This unique Turkish bath towel was recreated from the famous painting Le Bain Turc by the French neoclassical painter Ingres.

  • 100% Organic Turkish cotton.
  • Made using a special thread blend of 12 different kinds of cotton.
  • Ultimate softness, superb hang and feel.
  • Golden Rod Yellow, Garnet Red, Ecru

    Dimensions

  • Body Size: 180 cm x 100 cm (71″ L x 39″ W)

    Hand Size: 90 cm x 48 cm (35″ L x 17″ W)

£19.95 £29.95

Turkish hammam towel, also known as peshtemal, have made it out of the traditional Turkish baths and became a part of our everyday modern living in the last decade or so.

This elegant peshtemal, the first piece from The Essentials collection, goes back to the roots of the art of bath towel weaving. This peshtemal is inspired by and recrafted by hand from the 1862 painting Le Bain Turc by Ingres. For centuries the Turkish baths have been spaces where people get together to socialise, entertain and hold special celebrations. The painting by Ingres depicts a celebration in a Turkish bath at the Ottoman Palace. The famous painting has become the symbol of orientalism and has made a notable impression by the nudity and eroticism it contains. This elegant peshtemal of pure organic Turkish cotton will enamour you with its heavenly softness.

We crafted the beautiful peshtemal on the painting with the same weaving techniques that were used centuries ago. We use a special thread blend acquired from local growers across Turkish villages that is composed of 12 different kinds of cotton, each carrying different characteristics determined by the climate of the producing region. The inimitable threads we call The Essential Blend give the peshtemals of the Essentials collection incredible softness, marvellous hang and an exceptional feel.

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We are a group of artisans, artists and designers who love good design and products with a soul and a story to tell. We provide top quality peshtemal towels and bathing products carrying the heritage of Istanbul hammam tradition for people who value authenticity. Using only highest quality natural ingredients we offer the ultimate bathing experience.

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