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Yukine Towel, Yellow

SKU: ST-YUMD-YL-CP

Please note: the lead time for this item is approximately 6-8 weeks from the date of order.

A lightweight towel cleansed twice for maximum absorbency

The Yukine Towel from Shinto features a characteristic “squeaky” feel that comes from their “atozarashi” refining method. This process takes place after the towel has been woven and it is used to remove any remaining starch and impurities from the fabric. While all of Shinto’s towels employ this process, the Yukine towel spends twice as long during this step in order to maximize the natural absorbency of the cotton. By using white cotton for the warp and dyed cotton for the weft, these towels are able to conjure visions of earth, water, or fresh grass peeking out from beneath fallen snow.

Learn more about the Shinto Towel collection in this video introduction.

Materials: 100% cotton
Dimensions:
Hand Towel (M): 32.2" L x 13" W
Bath Towel (L): 47.2" L x 23.6" W 
Care: Avoid pulling loose threads; instead, snip them carefully with scissors. Machine wash with like colors on the gentlest setting using cold water and a mild detergent, preferably in a mesh laundry bag to avoid pulling. Avoid bleach or fabric softeners. Hang dry in a well-ventilated area. Do not stretch when wet.
Osaka, Japan