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15. Uses for Old Velvet

A bit of velvet is a fine polisher for brass. It
quickly removes the dust from woodwork, or shoes soiled from walking which

do not need reblacking. For dusting a felt hat there is nothing better

than a piece of chiffon velvet. It is also good to keep the bottom of a

silk skirt free from the dirt. One housekeeper even uses a big piece of

old velvet to rub her stove to a high polish after it has been blackened.