Hemp feather pillow

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Feather pillow (hemp)
Object typeFurniture
Skill usedTailoring
Time0.5 day(s)
Materials400 grams of feathers
100 grams of hemp cloth
Toolsiron, bone, or seashell needle
Describableiron, bone, or seashell needle
Rot and repair
Rot2 points per day
200 points per day of use
Repair1500 points per hour
Holdable object
General properties
Weight500 grams

Description and uses

While considered a decorative piece of furniture, the feather pillow—along with the waster—is the best weapons used for training, as it does very little or no damage at all. This version uses hemp cloth when manufacturing a hemp feather pillow, which is very economical and comfortable enough according to many hemp growers who sometimes consider cotton producers to be textile snobs.

Pillows, along with steel pins and a set of wooden bobbins or set of ivory bobbins, are also used when creating other clothing items, particularly those requiring lacework.

Real-life context

Often portrayed as the instrument of choice in the classic pillow fight, an explosion of feathers will be at the scene of the crime.

Pillows were originally used mainly by wealthy men in Asia, and after were found in Ancient Egyptian tombs. The difficulty of sophisticated dyes and sewing techniques led to the development of pillows as an art form, with highly decorated pillows becoming prized commodities first in China and Persia and later in Medieval Europe. In Tudor England, pillows became widely-used; it was believed only women giving birth and weak men should use one. The Industrial Revolution saw the mass production of decorated textiles and decorated pillows. Traditional Chinese pillows are often hard boxes made from stone, wood, metal, or porcelain instead of stuffed fabric. Some ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made out of stone. (from Wikipedia)

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