Downtown General Store Flour Sack Towel – Koinobori

$11.95

Downtown General Store’s flour sack towels are Hand-screened in Kapahulu, Oʻahu. Flour sack towels are super soft, completely lint-free, absorb like a paper towel and dry faster than normal kitchen towels. Pre-washed and pre-shrunk, towels measure about 28.5″ x 26.5.”

This Koinobori limited edition towel is just in time for island tradition of Boy’s Day, May 5!

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Description

About Flour Sack Towels

During the plantation days, flour was purchased in 100 pound sacks. Once the sacks were emptied, washed and bleached, they had a variety of different uses such as: kitchen towels, cleaning and polishing cloths, diapers and underclothing. They were even sewn together to make sheets and pillowcases in homes that could not afford regular bedding.

Since flour sack towels are super soft, completely lint-free, absorb like a paper towel and dry faster than normal kitchen towels, they add sparkle to dishes, glassware, and windows. All the nubs, imperfections and shadings are characteristics of this fine towel. They are pre-washed, pre-shrunk and resistant to unraveling.

We hand-screen our flour sack towels with water-based ink to retain its softness and absorbency.

About Downtown General Store

Downtown General Store specializes in hand-screened t-shirts and flour sack towels designed by our own in-house artists, hand-sewn ornaments, and more. We feature the local flavors of Hawaii in our designs and always stir up chuckles from our customers.