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What is the point of a pillow sham?

Asked by Imelda Dayton on September 08, 2021

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In the 1700's, specially made pillowcases were made to create decorative pillows with removable covers.These "false front" pillow covers became known as pillow shams! A sham is a decorative pillow case that transforms normal sized pillow fills into useful accessories for one's bedding set.

What is the difference between a sham and a pillow case? Difference between a Pillow Case and Pillow Sham:A pillow case protects the pillow youuse to mainly sleep on which is hidden underneath a pillow sham. A pillow sham covers another set of pillows that sit or lay over the pillow cases. A pillow case will be open at the end or have a slit and no closure.

What is a Euro pillow? A euro sham pillow (often known as a euro pillow) is a square pillow used decoratively on beds, usually placed behind standard, queen, and king sized pillows. The traditional size for euro sham pillows is 26" x 26". They are usually covered in a decorative pillow case known as aEuro Sham.

Do pillow shams have to match comforter? No, a pillow sham is not a false decorative pillow – however similar that may sound – as it is actually part of your top-of-the-bed bedding ensemble. They are also designed to match your duvet coverlet orcover. Just like how pillowcases were designed, pillow shams are also made to cover your pillows.