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All very good and interesting and partially correct answers. The cloth in question originated in the early days of the mid-evil time period where they warmed the beds with hot rocks and coal type bed warmers stuffed in between the mattresses diligently monitored by Noble's personal help. The cloth, although I forget specific original name,, was at the ...


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The purpose of the bed runner is very simple: to protect the sheets. So that when you lie on the bed with your shoes on, the shoes would not dirty the sheets. It also looks pretty, but I think that's a secondary consideration. It's not solely aesthetic.


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A bed runner is a small, long piece of decorated cloth used to enhance the appearance of an otherwise plain bed. While some prefer the look solely for aesthetic reasons and would choose it even if it were more expensive than traditional decorative bedding, the primary reason to use one in the hospitality industry is to reduce costs while keeping the room ...


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I have no evidence of it, but I always thought it was there to protect the bed from dirty items like your luggage or your shoes. Your luggage might be dirty because it touched the floor, so if you want to open it you put it in this piece of cloth and only that will get dirty and not the sheets where you'll sleep later. Same thing to your shoes, suppose you ...


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It's called a “bed runner“. The main purpose is to make the bed look nicer and more stylish. Where I live, it's become trendy (again?) to put something similar on tables too (a “table runner”). Earlier, it would be common in some countries to get a similar effect by covering the bed with a large blanket, folded at 2/3rd of the length to reveal another ...


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Assuming that you have the right to enter the Schengen area without any additional hassle, 10 hours is more than enough to go to the center, hang out there, even do some sightseeing in case you've never been to Munich before, then return and safely catch your onward flight. There's a direct train/s-bahn connection to the airport that takes around 40-45 ...



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