Atop the mattress and box spring, Hughes reveals two “toppers,” stuffed with cashmere, horsehair, and lambswool.
And the other is what is called a horsehair worm that overtakes the bodies of insects.
The little creature was suspended in a web of horsehair about two inches below a nest.
Mattresses made of wool, or of wool and horsehair, are much better.
On a chair—a shiny leather chair, displaying its horsehair through a hole in the top left-hand corner—stood a black despatch case.
Cunningham had made his bed of horsehair; let him twist and writhe upon it.
He explained that he had found the Steward lying face downward on the horsehair sofa.
The cordonnet of Alençon is the only one which has horsehair for its foundation.
Allingham prefers ligatures of horsehair in these operations, and mentions the carbolized catgut in preference to silk.
Nothing like getting a ready-made family while you are at it, horsehair.