Night Before Christmas Dishtowel

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Capturing the joy of the beloved poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, this is sure to be a family treasure brought out each holiday season.

The design is silk-screened, then framed with a hand embroidered border on a 100% cotton dish towel/hand towel/guest towel/bar towel. Three stripes down both sides and hand dyed rick-rack at the top and bottom add a charming vintage touch. Delightfully presented in a fab organdy re-usable pouch!

100% Cotton
Machine wash cold and line dry
Packaged in organdy pouch
Measures 20" x 29"

Fun Facts:
These verses have been called the best-known written by an American. The question is... which American authored this amazing poem? Although professor and academic Clement Clarke Moore is believed to be the author of the poem, when it was first published in New York's "Troy Sentinel" in 1823 there was no authorship noted. To this day the family of Henry Livingston, Jr. claim that he is the true author of the poem. No one knows for certain.
This poem first established the physical description of modern Santa Claus: plump, dressed in fur, flowing white beard. In fact, Christmas ideas about St. Nicholas varied greatly from region to region. This poem established a benchmark for Santa Claus and his eight reindeer.
There is an alternate title to this famous poem: A Visit from Saint Nicholas.

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