These luscious tea towels are made from 100% linen and are of archival quality. These towels will last for decades. These thirsty towels will get softer and nicer with continued use. Wash them in warm or hot water, and throw them in the dryer. For a crisp finish, take them out of the dryer once they've warmed up a bit and are still damp. Then press them with a hot iron. For a softer finish, leave them in the dryer and iron when dry.