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TABLE LINEN.

SCALE. Number - Kind of Linen. Length. Width. Price. required. Yds. nis. Yds. mls. Breakfast cloth......... ---------- -- Damask ............... 1} .0 13.0 3s. 6d. to 6s. Ditto ................................. Ditto .................. 14.0 l? .0 4s. to 8s. ** " Pool on .................. 13.0 14.0 | 6s. to 12s. Ditto square ........................ Ditto .................. 2...0 2...0 8s. to 20s. Common table cloth........... ---- Ditto .................. 2} .0 2...() 10s. to 25s. Table cloth ..................... -- Ditto .................. 3...0 2} .0 18s. to 40s. 8 to 10 Ditto ................................. Ditto .................. 3}.0 2} .0 21s. to 60s. Ditto ................................. Ditto ............ - - - - - - 4...0 2} .0 30s. to 40s. Ditto ................................. Ditto ............ •. ... I 5...0 2} .0 80s. to 120s. l to 3 Largest size ditto .................. Fine damask ......... 8...0 2} .0 80s. to 160s. Table linen in the piece, per yard | Damask ............... 1}.0 2s. 9d. to 4s. Ditto ..................... - - - - - - - - - - - - 13.0 || 3s.6d. to 5s. 6d 2...0 || 4s. 6d. to 10s. Ditto ................................. 24.0 6s. to 12s. Ditto ...... -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14.0 || 1s. 6d. to 2s. 6d Ditto .............. - - - - - - - - - - - - - ------ 13.0 2s. to 3s. Ditto ........................... ------ 2...0 | 2s. 6d. to 3s.6d Ditto ................................. 2} .0 3s.6d. 3 to 6 doz, Dinner napkins .................. Fine damask ......... 14 |. ...” 3 to 6 doz. Breakfast napkins ............... Damask ............... 12 {; ... ." 3 to 6 doz. Doyleys ......... - - - - - - - - - - - ------- White or coloured do. 6 | Square 6s. to 12s. 6 to 12 doz. Large tray cloths............ ------ Damask or diaper ... 1...6 2...6 Prices too va6 to 12 doz. Small ditto ........................ Ditto .................. 1...3 13 }. to notify. PANTRY LINEN. SCALE. Number required. - Kind of Linen. Length. Width. Price. Yds. n.1s. || Yds. mls. 6 to 12 Knife-box cloths ......... Linen........................ 6 6 || 7d. per yd. 6 to 12 Pantry knife cloths ...... Coarse linen............... 8 8 7d. ditto Pantry dresser cloths ... Coarse diaper ............ 11 || 9d. ditto 3 Plate basket cloths ...... Linen........................ ll d. ditto 12 to 24 China cloths............... Soft linen or diaper...... 1...0 # 0 || 1 |d. ditto 12 to 24 Glass cloths ............... Soft fine linen ............ #.0 # 0 || 11 d. ditto Lamp cloths............... Linen and silk ............ 3.0 #.0 4 to 6 Aprons ..................... Leather and linen......... See aprons 6 pr. & upwards | Waiting gloves........ ... Cotton wove ............... ls. per pr. HOUSEMAID'S LINEN.

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SCALE. Number required. - Kind of Linen. Length. Width. Price. Yds. mls. Yds. nis. 12 to 36 House dusters ............ Linen........................ 1... 12 || 1s. per yd 2 Scouring flannels......... Coarse flannels...... ------ # .0 14 || 7d. ditto 6 to 12 Paint cloths ............... Soft old linem ............ # .0 12 6 Chamber bottle cloths... Linen........................ 3.0 12 || 9d. ditto 6 Chamber bucket ......... Checked blue or lilac linen, 1...0 12 || 9d. ditto 4 to 8 Clothes bags............... Calico or linen ............ 8d. ditto 2 to each maid Pinafores .................. See pinafores ............ Pl. 16. Fig. 8. KITCHEN LINEN. SCALE. No. ow- - Kind of Linen. Length. Width. Price. Yds. nis. Yds. mls. 6 to 12 Table cloths ............... Coarse diaper ............ 2 or 3 yds 2...0 at 2s. 6d. 4 to 12 Dresser cloths ............ Diaper or huckaback ... 11 at 20d. 6 to 12 Cooking cloths............ Huckaback ............... 3...0 12 at 1s. 6 to 12 Roller towels............... Ditto ........................ 4...0 11 at 1s. 12 to 24 Dusters ..................... Blue linen check ......... 1...0 12 at lld. 24 to 36 Tea cloths.................. Soft linen ............ ------ 12 12 at 1s. 1d. 24 to 36 Knife cloths............... Linen........................ 8 8 at le. 6 to 12 Pudding cloths ......... Old linen .................. 12 12 2 Jelly bags .................. Flannel ..................... at 1s. 4d. Ham and bacon bags ... Brown earn ............... at le. 6 to 12 Cheese cloths ............ Canvass or cheese cloth 12 8 at 8d. STABLE LINEN. SCALE. - Kind of Linen. Length. Width. Nails. Nails. Carriage cloths............ Soft linen .................. 12 12 Paint ditto.................. Old silk..................... Flannels .............. ---- Soft but coarse ........... Saddle-cases............... See “Cases"...............

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SHEETS.

These are of different sizes and qualities, which are regulated by the size of the bed, and other circumstances.

Gentleman's families generally have three and sometimes more qualities of sheeting. The finest and best for the spare beds; the second quality for the general use of the family; and the third, of a commoner kind for servants; where there are several children, it is good economy to have bed linen of an intermediate quality, for their use.

For those families who are in the habit of going periodically to the sea-side, it is a good plan to have calico sheets for the express purpose, for several reasons; in the first place, they take much less room than the linen in packing; secondly, if lost during the journey, they, not being of such value as linen, it will not be of so much importance; and thirdly, as very indifferent washerwomen are usually met with at watering or sea-bathing places, it would be a pity that linen sheets should run the risk of being badly washed or discoloured.

Invalids, infants, and young children should have sheets and pillow-cases of fine calico, as they are warmer and considered more wholesome, especially in hot weather, when persons are liable to perspire.

Sheets should, if possible, be of such a width as to avoid a seam in the middle, but they seldom can be procured of more than two yards and three quarters wide, which size, though wide enough for a good double family bed, is still rather within that usually adopted for spare beds.

In making up, if they are in two breadths, sew them together firmly, but with meat small stitches, the ends are turned down, as if for hemming, but they are sewed in the same manner as the tops of shifts.

Sheets should be marked at the corner with the initials of the master of the house alone, or with those of the master and mistress, with the set to which it belongs, the number and the date, for instance:–

H. M. S.
F.
4
. .38

Signifies Henry and Mary Saville, family sheets, the 4th pair, 1838.

B may be put for the best sheets, F for family, S for servants.

The stock of sheets should depend on the number of beds, allowing, upon an average, either three sheets or two pair for each bed.

When worn in the middle, sheets should be turned, that is, unpicked down the seam, and the two outer selvages sewn together, so that the inner selvages thus become the outer, and the sheet is equally WOrn.

Best sheeting, four yards wide, costs per yard.................... 6s. 6d. to 8s.
Ditto, three yards wide, costs per yard.................... 5s. 3d.
Second best sheeting, four yards wide, costs per yard ........ 4s. 6d. to 5s.

* Ditto, three yards wide, costs per yard.................... 2s. 9d. to 4s.
Servants’ common, one yard wide, costs per yard............. 8d. to 1s. 6d.
Ditto, two yards wide, costs per yard ...................... ls. 6d. to 2s.
Ditto, two yards and a quarter wide, costs per yard. 2s. to 3s.

Ditto, two yards and a half wide, costs per yard...... 2s. 6d. to 4s.

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