West Virginia Dish Towel by Catstudio

Item #: CATST-060

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West Virginia Dish Towel by Catstudio

Mountaineers are always free! This original design celebrates the State of West Virginia!

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:
  • The New River is one of the oldest rivers in the World and it flows south to north. The New River Gorge Bridge is the longest steel-arch bridge in the nation (spans 1,815 feet).
  • The capitol building's dome is 292 feet high, higher than the Washington D.C. capitol building's dome. The capitol building is in Charleston, WV.
  • West Virginia is mostly covered by forests (75% of the state is forest).
  • North America's largest cone-shaped prehistoric burial mound, Grave Creek Mound, can be seen in Moundsville, WV. It is an Adena mound, 2,000 years old, measures 69 ft high by 295 ft in diameter.
  • West Virginia produces 15% of the nation's coal. There are also at least three houses built entirely from coal, the oldest of which was built in 1933.
  • Outdoor advertising originated in Wheeling, WV, when the Block Brothers Tobacco Co. painted bridges and barns with their advertisements (1908).
  • The first brick street in the country was laid in Charleston in 1873.
  • The state has a mean altitude of 1,500 ft. This is the highest state average altitude east of the Mississippi.
  • West Virginia's state nickname is the Mountain State.
  • West Virginia is known as the southern most northern state and the northern most southern state.
  • Princeton is in Mercer County, West Virginia just as Princeton, NJ, is in Mercer County, NJ.
  • West Virginia is the only state created by taking territory from another state (Virginia).
  • Beneath the Greenbrier Resort at White Sulphur Springs, there is a two-story bunker designed to house the entire U.S. Congress and support staff for forty days in the event of a nuclear war. It was designed and built in secret during the Eisenhower administration, very few congressional leaders knew of its existance.
West Virginia Dish Towel by Catstudio

West Virginia Dish Towel by Catstudio