Tea towel is an indispensable utensil in the whole process. Tea ceremony follows the thought of “guest standard”, while a tea towel is the carrier that expresses respect to the guest. The true connotation of tea towel is the desired way it possesses to entertain a guest.
Tea towel is to wipe tea or water stains on the outside or bottom of tea ware. The frequent use of tea towel to wipe the tea ware such as the bottom of pot, glass and cup is to prevent at any time the water taken by these parts from slipping into tea soup while pouring tea so as to make drinkers produce unclean feelings.