The Mendocino towel is stonewashed to create our softest and most luxurious towel. Wrap yourself in the elegant comfort of a hand-woven traditional Turkish towel. Known as Peshtemal, these towels absorb water much faster than terry cloth. Soft, ultra-absorbent, and fast drying. Perfect for bath, beach, pool, gym, or spa. Though it is five and a half feet long and three feet wide, it folds up compactly, making it an ideal choice when youÌ_Ìöre away from home. Colorful and beautiful, Peshtemals can also be used as a decorative throw, sarong, shawl, scarf, or stylish pool side cover-up. Hand-woven with Turkish cotton & natural bamboo fibers using traditional methods and finished with hand tied fringe. The vibrant colors of our Peshtemal are achieved using vegetable dyes. Crafted in Buldan, Turkey, a town built into a hillside covered with figs, pomegranates, and blackberries, the region has been producing Peshtemal for hundreds of years. Please note, due to the hand made nature of this product, color may vary.