Cushion FAQs:

Q: Is cushion a soft bag of some ornamental material?

A: Yes, and stuffed with wool, hair, feathers, polyester staple fiber, non-woven material, or even paper torn into fragments.

Q: Is cushion a very ancient article of furniture?

A: Yes, the inventories of the contents of palaces and great houses in the early Middle Ages constantly made mention of them.

Q: Were cushions then often of great size?

A: Yes, and covered with leather, and firm enough to serve as a seat, but the steady tendency of all furniture has been to grow smaller with time.

Q: Is cushion considered an upholstery item?

A: Yes.

Q: Was cushion called a carreau?

A: Yes, and or bird.

Q: Was cushion in the 14th century?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cushions likely to have a fancy cover material which are patterned style and generally used on furniture?

A: Yes.

Q: Is cushion also referred to as a bolster?

A: Yes, and hassock, headrest and a sham.