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Sleeping Mat

Date: Identifier: Historic Hope Plantation
Sleeping on a rope bed could be uncomfortable, especially if the straw in a mattress or feathers in a bed were flat. This woven mat is designed to add some extra support between the rope and the bedding. This mat would have provided extra support and comfort and would have protected the mattress from pushing through the ropes. Do you think a mat would have made sleeping on a rope bed any more comfortable? more...
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