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Ten thousand years ago primitive people began to sleep on the most primitive beds made of leaves. Around 3400 BC, the Egyptian pharaoh found it more comfortable to lay planks on the ground to sleep. King Tutankahmen has a bed made of sandalwood and gold, while most people make layers of palm leaves as bed in their homes.
By the time of the Roman Empire, the Romans had invented a water bed. A person who wants to sleep can lie in a bed filled with lukewarm water until he is sleepy, then carried to the cradle with a mattress on it, and then other people can gently shake until they fall asleep.
During the Renaissance, the inside of the mattress was filled with pea shells, straw or feathers. Then cover the mattress with luxurious velvet, brocade and silk.
In the 16th century, mattresses were usually stuffed with straw or feathers and placed on a hammock woven with hemp rope.
At the end of the 18th century, the bed made of pig iron and the cotton mattresses were born. At the same time, the bed and mattress reduce the trouble caused by insects.
The first spring mattress was born in 1865.
In the 1930s, spring mattresses and all kinds of mattresses competed fiercely, and many well-known brands were still active in the United States and Canada.
In the 1950s, latex mattresses and pillows began to appear on the market.
In 1960s, modern water bed was born, and the rising and falling bed was gradually favored by consumers.
In the 1980s, the air bed was born.
The Development History of Other Bedding
Depending on data, European bedding first appeared in the 15th century. At that time, bedding was handmade and mainly white in color. People appreciated it as a work of art, and only a small number of wealthy people used it. In the 18th century, Russian bedding appeared, and people passed the bedding as a child's dowry from generation to generation Because the bedding was hand-finished, lace, embroidery and painting skills were time-consuming, and each bed was unique. At that time, Russian bedding is only white for a long time. Bedding, as a wedding gift for newlyweds, is a national tradition, unfortunately lost in Soviet time.
In the 16th century in the Netherlands, there was a rule for bedding, that is, there should be three sheets and six pillowcases on a bed, and pillows must have different specifications. There are mattresses at the bottom of the bed, sheets on the mattresses, and there is also a sheet sewn under the quilt, equivalent to quilt cover.
After the second World War, the number of bedding decreased. At that time, there were only one sheet, one quilt and one pillow on the bed. At the same time, in Europe, people began to like to bed with patterns. At this time, the bed sheets with patterns are very popular, with bright, saturated colors, as well as popular oriental patterns.