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May be removed at night and, if wanted, replaced by a coverlet or duvet cover. A long, narrow and commonly cylindrical pillow filled with down or feathers. Used for decoration or lumbar support when lying against the headboard. A bed cover, used like a blanket, that is filled with batting and is not exceptionally fluffy. It is usually reversible and machine-washable. Comforters are usually paired with a bed skirt to form a complete ensemble, as the comforter's sides only go about halfway to the floor.
It differs from a quilt in that the layers of a comforter are not quilted together. Style of bedspread used before the 20th century in America. It usually does not reach to the floor, and does not cover the pillows. A soft flat bag traditionally filled with down or feathers, or a combination of both, and used like a blanket.
Usually not as thin as a comforter, but may be referred to as a "down comforter". A decorative and protective covering for a duvet. Most duvet covers have a button or tie closure at one end. Australians use the term doona cover rather than "duvet cover". Usually has of thread count. A Euro or Continental pillow—a large square pillow—is a decorative pillow that sits back against the headboard. These are often placed behind the standard size pillow shams as a backdrop, or on top of standard pillows as a coordinated set with a duvet cover.
The featherbed will normally have elastic straps or even have a fitted sheet on it so that it fits over a mattress and stays in place. The flat sheet is tucked in around the mattress over the fitted sheet with the fourth side, at the head of the bed, undone. This is the bottom sheet used to fit tightly over a mattress. Fitted sheets are available in a variety of pocket depths, which refers to the thickness of the mattress. Standard North American pocket size is 7 to 9 inches.
Deep pocket corners are usually 10 to 13 inches. Approximate Sizes A twin fleet sheet measures roughly by inches, give or take a few inches. Brand Variations Sheet sizes vary slightly among manufacturers, so before heading out the the store, measure your mattress or check the label if it's still affixed, and write down the size. References 2 Lands' End: Bedding Size Charts Kohls: About the Author Maya Black has been covering business, food, travel, cultural topics and decorating since Accessed 19 October In the 18th century, Europeans began to use bed frames made from cast iron , and mattresses that were made of cotton.
In the 19th century the bed spring was invented, also called the box spring. In the 20th century United States, consumers bought the inner spring mattress , followed in the s by the water bed originating on the West Coast , and adoption of Japanese-style futons , air mattresses, and foam rubber mattresses and pillows. Bedding sizes are made with consideration of the dimensions of the bed and mattress for which it is to be used.
Bed sizes vary around the world, with countries having their own standards and terminology. Sizes are not named but are referred to by their dimensions in cm. In Ukraine and other Post-Soviet countries, bed measurements are not named but can be linked to standard bedding names. Single bedding sets are not popular, Semi-Double bedding actually used for Single bed. Fitted sheets are not popular as there is a huge variety of bed sizes. Flat sheet size is also may vary depending on vendor.
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