04 November 2007

tea towels

kitchen linens by tikoli

tea towels. somewhere along the line i started collecting them.
not the terry-cloth hand-wipers you see everywhere, but nice, smooth lint-free souvenirs with kiwis or scenes from nürnberg on them.
maybe I get the tendency from my grandmother, jane coley, whose fabulous collection of linens i had displayed in my vintage laundry earlier this year during the san francisco decorator showcase house.

maja brugos is my second cousin; the grand-daughter of jane's sister lenore; and it seems she has the linen bug in her as well. she's a talented graphic designer who has created a line of lovely kitchen towels available at her site tikoli.com as well as a number of swell shops across the country.

i'm pretty sure all of these will look great in my wasabi-green kitchen!

5 comments:

  1. I think we need to see your wasabi green kitchen!

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  2. I, too, find tea towels very collectable. The trick for me is keeping them away from my husband, the very messy chef. These featured here are wonderful!

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  3. Highly enjoyable website! Thank you for sharing such talent!

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  4. I collect tea towels too- and use them. We have mostly British and Italian/Sud Tirol ones at this point.

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