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Br'er Fox and the Tar Baby Tea Towel
Br'er Fox and the Tar Baby Tea Towel
Br'er Fox and the Tar Baby Tea Towel

The Br'er Fox and the Tar Baby Tea Towel

$15.00 USD

Part of our Wren's Nest collection.

Made in partnership with the Wren's Nest, the historic Atlanta home of the legendary author Joel Chandler Harris. This illustration is from Arthur Burdett Frost's original illustrations of Harris's Tales of Uncle Remus.

Every towel in this collection benefits the Wren's Nest and its mission: to preserve African American folklore and slave narratives.

Black ink on white. 

These 100% cotton Down South House & Home dishtowels come in two varieties: Workhorse for $10 and Fancy Pants for $15. Both measure about 30”x30” and are screen printed by hand in a tiny red barn in Georgia.

Here's a question we get all the time. What's the difference between our Workhorse and Fancy Pants towels? Both are great quality and are hemmed on four sides. The Workhorse is a light, loose weave. The Fancy Pants is a heavier, thicker weave. We give the Workhorse to people who are going to get them dirty making memories. We give the Fancy Pants to people who like to iron their tea towels and display them in their kitchens. Stock up your gift closet with our towels for unexpected occasions.

Workhorse at left, Fancy Pants at right

 Fancy Pants

Workhorse

Heavyweight (about 3 oz. per towel)  Medium weight (about 2 oz. per towel
Hemmed on all four sides Hemmed on top and bottom, fold-over selvage on sides
30 inches square 30 inches square
Lint-free Lint-free
Tighter weave Looser weave
100 percent cotton 100 percent cotton
Machine washable and dryable Machine washable and dryable
Iron only on non-printed side Iron only on non-printed side