Hand stamped by Stamperia Bertozzi in Italy. These beautiful towels are mede of a 50/50 blend of the finest cotton and linen threads woven in a strong and sturdy herring bone pattern. Versatile for all kitchen work and beautiful as accents in your holiday kitchen or on your table. Machine wash in hot water, permanent colors that can take hot water and bleach. The more you wash the softer they get and the colors will remain bright and sharp.