An excellent hammam towel, also known as peştemal, is a traditional Turkish bath towel. This luxuriously large yet lightweight towel is highly absorbent ,soft and durable Each towel is hand woven from fine natural Turkish cotton with a beautiful multicolor weaving and hand-knotted fringe. Traditionally used in hamam,this towel looks great in apartments adding the best Eastern vibe to your bathroom décor. Given how lightweight and thin it is ,and how quickly it dries, pestemal towel is particularly great for use in gym , as a wrap at the beach , as a blanket at your yoga class ,or even as your traveling accessory. A must have in your home and in your carry on.