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Friday, March 16, 2012

Bedchambers in Colonial Days

In colonial days, floor rugs in the bed chamber were made of worsted yarn, usually white, red, green or blue in color.  The pillows and pillow-biers were manufactured of white-linen or canvas and the former stuffed with feathers.  The sheets were oznaburg, canvas, brown or white holland. Prominent to the chamber were the plain leather trunk and chest.

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