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From Seed To Towel: How Turkish Cotton Towels Are Made

Have you ever driven past a cotton field? While a field of cotton initially looks just as soft as our Turkish towels are, you’ll soon find out that the cotton plant is actually a prickly, stiff shrub adorned with a fluffy white fiber. Keep reading to find out how a cotton seed eventually ends up in a luxury bath towel or robe. Cotton Clothing Dates Back Ages While we may think of ancient clothing as being made of animal pelts, cotton garments excavated in Mexico have dated back as early as 6,000 BC. While cotton was originally planted, picked, spun, and woven by hand, today most cotton farms and factories use machines at some point in the process. The Cotton...

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