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    Posted 7 years ago

    neatokeen
    (12 items)

    A vintage linen calendar tea towel from 1960 designed by the wonderful Tammis Keefe. She was a popular textile designer who worked in the 50s and 60s.

    Calendar towels became popular in the mid 1950s and were often given as Christmas or housewarming gifts. Many had a pocket at the top edge for a rod and string to hang on the wall.

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    Comments

    1. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 7 years ago
      I love old tea towels, this is so pretty!
    2. neatokeen neatokeen, 7 years ago
      I have lots of Tammis Keefe, too. Thank you for your nice comment! I'm new here :)
    3. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 7 years ago
      Oh great! Welcome to CW, I love this site and you will love it too ;)
    4. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Love your tea towels!
      They say so much about time and place don't they!! History and style on textile.
    5. neatokeen neatokeen, 7 years ago
      Thank you! You are so right - they do reflect the era to a "tea"!
    6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      beautiful collection you have !!!
    7. dogood, 7 years ago
      I love these. I buy them on ebay all the time. I give them as gifts to people for the year they were born. I also wrap them around a bottle of wine as a gift.
    8. neatokeen neatokeen, 7 years ago
      I love this idea!

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