The Turkish Towel's history goes way back to the 18th century where it was used in the Turkish bath as Hammam towels. The woven fabric is made of 100% cotton. Compared to other towels they are very useful as they are lightweight, extra absorbent and as a plus very trendy these days, especially used as spa, pool and beach towels. There are many variants of the Turkish towel, also known as Peshtemal; bathrobes, hand towels and even beach dresses. In terms of design you can find classic stripes, vintage and also trendy designs such as ananas patterns.