Beds and Mattresses – April 1914

This is the time of the year when one frequently sees beds hanging out of upper windows on sunny days, and pillows and mattresses airing and sunning in gardens. The bulky feather-bed still lingers in a few country houses, but one very seldom hears of one in a town house. There is a growing taste, however, for the comfort in winter of a feather “overlay” as the downy bed of the thickness of a quilt is called.

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