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Night Caps – March 1912

I have a dim recollection of my own mother tying on her night cap before the fire and caressing it down over her ears but that is in the far off days of my childhood. It is a common instinct … Continue reading

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Changing Underclothes? – December 1904

How often should flannel underclothing be washed? The obvious answer to that question is “whenever it is dirty.” The common rule for families which do not employ a laundry maid is to change the under linen once a week. Duchesses … Continue reading

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