Towels are used by most people everyday. Have you ever wondered where towels originated and how they are made?
The first towels were shown in the Great Exhibition of 1851 at Crystal Palaceand in the same year a set was presented to Queen Victoria.
Terry cloth or woven towelling is manufactured with extra twisted warp yarns that are held slack during part of the weaving process.
The loops stimulate the skin while removing moisture, in addition to trapping air and thereby maintaining body temperature.
Terry is a definition for a looped pile on a textile product