Quelle Histoire!

Dish Cloth / Chantecler Chicken


Dishcloth that wipes! Screen printing, the type of ink chosen ensures that the image is integrated into the fibers of the fabric, which thus retains its absorbent qualities. What a story! are therefore incredibly absorbent and resistant, in addition to retaining their beautiful color.

La Poule Chantecler: Do hens lay in the cold? Hardly. Except the very rustic Poule Chantecler. Developed in the early 1900s by a monk from Oka Abbey, Brother Wilfrid, this hen was a cross between several others. It also had the characteristics of offering an abundant flesh and having a very small crest and short barbels. The goal? They don't freeze! A clear advantage for the farmers of the time, who did not have the means to heat their chicken coop. In addition to being very popular with them, this poultry was favored by certain large hotels, including the Queen-Elizabeth in Montreal, which boasted of serving it to its customers. What happens to this hen? - Full story to discover on your laundry!

Artist/graphic designer: Daniel Robitaille, Paprika



43 x 75 cm

100% cotton 240 thread count


The household linen collection What a Story! aims to share the fascinating history of Quebec's heritage breeds and seeds and that of our culinary emblems.

Part of the income from the sale of linens is donated to Slow Food Montreal. This organization, a member of the international group of the same name, is dedicated to the advancement of good, clean and fair food. The money raised will be donated to the Ark of Taste Fund, created to support the preservation and promotion of Quebec heritage breeds and seeds.