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Moss Cottage Bedroom

Bedrooms were usually small and dimly lit, with a bed, storage chests for clothes, a screen to dress behind, and sometimes a washstand and a vanity.  Everyone folded clothes, even dresses, for storage until in the late 19th century airing out textiles was considered good […]

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Kitchen Sink

The kitchen in Sooke’s Moss Cottage was the center of the house. Not only was it used for the preparation of food,  it served as a washing room for laundry, and a place to wash oneself too.  Its shelves were stocked with the items used […]