Leonor Fisher Duvet Cover July 12th, 2018 - 02:25:41
The value of the comforter, along with the fact that it is difficult to clean, lead to the "invention" of the duvet cover. Similar to the concept of a pillowcase, the duvet cover protected the down or silk comforter from body oils and all the other elements that might soil it.
Is it a duvet or a comforter? The distinction between the two has been blurred since the down feathers have been changed to wool, cotton, silk, and other materials. The main distinction is that duvet covers lay alone on the bed without any other sheets placed on top of them. The duvet contains the feathers or the stuffing and
As they are available in many sizes you can make your choice depending on the type of duvet that you have. The three main types of duvet covers are the twin, full, queen and the king. When you go to the market or if you are purchasing them online, make sure that you know the size of your bed. This is because you cannot buy a king size duvet cover for a small bed. On a similar note, you cannot buy a small one for a big bed. This will make your bed to look funny and not as elegant as you want it look.
So, the word duvet comes to us from French. The word originally means down and so it refers to a down filled cover for a bed. This type of bed covering originated in continental Europe and observers from other places found it quite an unusual practice. One writer even commented that they sleep upon one mattress filled with down and cover themselves with a second down mattress. This was essentially the duvet and it was used in place of separate sheets and quilts or blankets. So you may see that the duvet has some advantages, if nothing else it makes the task of making a bed extremely easy and straightforward. There is only one covering to be placed over the bed.
Your duvet covers can convert your bedroom into a colorful place. Bedroom paints are usually limited to four colors. The covers can make it five, especially if you have a queen-sized bed. They come in several beautiful and colorful designs.
In the United States, many people say "duvet" when referring to a duvet cover; whereas, in Europe and in Canada, most people refer to a down comforter as a duvet. Duvets are like comforters, except that they have duvet covers which are replaceable and washable, much like large pillowcases.