Founded by Yumiko Sekine in the 1990s, Fog Linen Work offers simple, affordable, yet top quality linen products manufactured in Lithuania, where artisans still follows their traditional methods of processing, weaving, and hemstitching. Wash these once before using. They'll be so soft and pleasing you won't want to use anything else again. Iron only if you feel compelled to iron. Since these napkins are not pre-washed, please expect 10-15% shrinkage.