Moomin ‘Dishes In The Sea’ Tea Towel in a Tin
Moomin ‘Dishes In The Sea’ Tea Towel in a Tin
Bring some of the unique Moomin family charm to your kitchen with this wonderful Moomin tea towel. It’s perfect for adding an element of fun to any kitchen, even when doing the washing up.
The tea towel features a classic illustration of the Moomin family, with the words "And how does ma'am expect me to do the dishes without a sink?" said by Misabel. Moominmama’s response is "In the sea of course. It's great fun to wash dishes in the sea" while she does her knitting. Snorkmaiden is sat in-between the two reading a book and Moominpapa and Moomintroll can be seen going for a walk in the distance. This family centred illustration is set against an emerald green background. This tea towel comes in a beautiful, emerald green gift tin with an illustration of the Moomin family sat outside, with Moominpapa lying comfortably on a hammock while the rest of the family sit around him.
This tea towel in a tin makes a lovely gift for anyone who enjoyed the tales of the Moomins in their childhood, it would make a fitting gift for girls of all ages, from daughters to mothers and granddaughters, as the legacy of Tove Jansson dates from the 1940’s and her books have never been out of print. This tea towel would make a wonderful gift for someone moving into a new home!
Measurements given are for the tin, the measurements for the tea towel in cm are: 70.8 (l) x 50.5 (w)
The Moomin books by internationally acclaimed Finnish author, Tove Jansson have been loved by generations of children since they first appeared in the 1940’s. Written and illustrated with hand drawn images by Tove, the characters are based on people she knew in her own life. These endearing creatures were made into comic strips and TV cartoons as well as the original series of nine books, and even today there is a Moomin theme park in Finland. Jansson died in 2001, her books by then translated into 45 languages; in 2017 she was honoured in two London exhibitions and an outdoor Moomin adventure event in Kew Gardens. It is her delightful illustrations that are particularly remembered, simple line drawings that portray the portly trolls and their friends, in humorous situations and magical landscapes, and these images look wonderful when reproduced on stationery accessories and household items. No doubt the Moomin legacy will continue for generations of children (and adults) to come!
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