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Clementine Hunter Cotton Mural Tea Towel

$ 48.00

Each Clementine Hunter tea towel is silk-screened then embroidered by hand on 100% natural linen by highly skilled artisans. A fine ivory cotton crochet trim finishes the bottom edge of each towel. A great gift for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or any other special occasion. Each tea towel measures 18"x26". Machine wash cold, line dry. Iron with low heat.

Clementine Hunter depicts the horse drawn wagon hauling cotton from the fields to the gin as it was done for hundreds of years before tractors were used. Here you see the cotton pickers, the horse drawn wagon, the cotton being bailed and the cotton gin all in the same narrative scene. Clementine Hunter lived and worked on Melrose Plantation, one of the largest cotton farms in Louisiana. With each piece purchased, a percentage of the proceeds will go toward preservation and interpretation of the Clementine Hunter House at Melrose Plantation, a National Historical Landmark.
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