The Swineherd

The Swineherd is a duvet filled with fluffy Muscovy down with properties resembling eider down, i.e. the down meshes and holds together.

The case is with box edging that distributes the down all the way to the edge and is woven in soft and pleasant cotton sateen. The Swineherd in the eponymous tale is simply irresistible, and so is this duvet!

Made in Denmark
Washing instructions:  Vaskeanvisning - Bomuld

Fairytale – The Swineherd

A prince from a small kingdom wanted to marry the emperor’s daughter, so he sent her a beautiful rose from his father’s grave and a singing nightingale. The princess would have neither as she found artificial things far more beautiful than genuine ones, so she forbade the prince to come to visit.

The prince put on a disguise, smeared his face with brown and black paint and sought a position as swineherd at the palace. On his first day on the job, he created a musical pot that could that could play “Ach, Du lieber Augustin”, while revealing what dishes were being prepared in all of the city’s chimneys, The princess wanted to have the pot, but the swineherd demanded 10 kisses in exchange for it. The ladies-in-waiting formed a ring around the couple, and the swineherd got his payment.

The next day, he made a ratchet that cost 100 kisses. The princess paid the price this time, too. However, the emperor found out about the kissing and threw both the princess and the swineherd out of his kingdom. The princess then wept and regretted having rejected the prince since even a small kingdom was better than none whatsoever. The swineherd threw the disguise, revealed himself and then returned to his kingdom, shutting the door on her. The princess could do nothing other than sing dolefully: “Ach, Du lieber Augustin, Alles ist væk, væk, væk!”.

DescriptionIrresistible duvet with lovely muscovy down in delicious cotton satin
SeriesH.C. Andersen - Fairy Tales
SizesMEDIUM: Available in different sizes according on country standard, WARM: Available in different sizes according on country standard, COOL: Available in different sizes according on country standard
Fill90% new, white european muscovy down
Fill weightMEDIUM: Depends on the size and warmth grade, WARM: Depends on the size and warmth grade, COOL: Depends on the size and warmth grade
Fill Power11
Down and feathersClass 1 (best of 3 classes) EN12934
Origin of fillingEurope
Shell100% cotton sateen (Ne80/80)
Color / PatternWhite
ConstructionWARM: Cassettes with box (double piping), COOL: Cassettes, MEDIUM: Cassettes with box (double piping)
Number of cassettesMEDIUM: Depends on the size, COOL: Depends on the size, WARM: Depends on the size
PipingColor: Bronze
OEKO-TEXClass 1 - No harmful substances. Tested and approved for infants
NOMITEAllergy friendly - Free of house dust mites
Downafresh Greenline100% clean down - Free for avian influenza, keratin and other bacteria
WashingCan be washed at 60 degrees. Must tumble dried
Manufactured inDenmark
Warranty*10 years

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