"Sorte Sua Contentus" Tea Towel

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This custom printed, hand sewn tea towel, features a detail from on a 29-piece porcelain tea set at the Whitehorne House Museum of a woman looking rather wistfully off into the distance as she leans on a weighty anchor with the motto “Sorte Sua Contentus” written below.


Detail of Porcelain Tea Set

Unknown Chinese maker

China, 1775-1800

Porcelain, gilt



Both beautiful and practical, it has a handy cloth loop on the back so you can display your tea towel when it's not in use.

17" by 26"

Also available in Pineapple Print, "My Decision is Maybe," Chinese Wallpaper, and Floral Wallpaper

Care instructions:

For first washing, rinse separately from other laundry with cold water. Following the rinse, run a normal cycle with cold water and detergent. Machine dry on high. Wash normally in cold water for subsequent washings. Can be dry cleaned. Do not bleach.