this is a pure linen tea towel that i will batik and dye for you when you order it.i will print it with seedlings on two of its edges and dye it the color of your choice.my linen towels measure 15" x 28". they are hemmed up on all four edges. you can machine wash and dry them with no problems. they get more absorbent and nicer the more you use and wash them. you can also hang them to dry, and or iron them with a hot iron and steam.