South Street, Bridport has rows of Ropemakers' cottages which have long rear gardens where hemp and flax yarn was turned and twisted into rope. Bridport has been famous for the rope industry since 13th century.
The tea towels are made of linen union (45% cotton & 55% linen) full colour printed on bleached white finish. Sized at 78 x 48cm, hemmed on the two longer sides. The towel is sold inclusive of a card of the same image.