The Provincial Stripe Serviette is a prime example of a happy marriage. Woven with a cotton warp and a linen weft, our Provincial Stripe Serviettes get the best of both worlds – the durability and feel of linen and the softness and crease resistance of cotton.
The colourful stripe detail is inspired by antique French sacking material. In 19th-century France, grain sacks were often hand woven and homespun out of a thick, durable fibre like linen or hemp. The addition of woven-in coloured stripes played a significant role. Different colours represented the contents of the sack, whilst the stripe designs helped farmers identify their own sacks after the chaos of the market, ensuring the rightful owners transported their sacks back to the farm or mill. Today the vintage French grain sack has become an iconic feature of the country-style decor movement.
For an elegant table setting, pair up with matching Provincial Stripe Tablecloth.
Our Provincial Stripe Serviettes feature a hemmed finish, and are woven at the Mungo Mill in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa.
Our mill, a sensory space which forms of the heart of our production, is open to the public in an act of transparency. We commit to upholding fair-trade production principles, in addition to donating 1% of our annual turnover to our Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, MOVE.