An Eglish Will Dated circa 1424 "I WUL THAT ILK OF MY SAID CHILDRE HAVE A BED, THAT IS TO SAY, COVERLET, TAPITE, BLANKETTIS, TOO PEYRE SCHETES, MATRAS, AND CANVAS".
Caxton Chronicles circa 1480 "HE WAS IN HIS BED AND A SLEPE ON A FETHYR BEDDE."
These 16th Century images depict beds that have rectangular wooden sides meant to contain layers of cushions, straw, hides, feather pillows and beds, or mattresses. All combinations of these article were placed in the bed; surrounding the bed would be cloth curtains with ornaments and embrodiery, and on top of the bed would be sheets, coverlets, bolsters, and pillows.
Sofa, a piece of furniture for reclining or sleeping, enters English as a noun circa 1625 from the eastern countries where a cushioned dais for reclining was seen by pilgrims and borrowed from the Arabic word suffah meaning "bench". By about 1717 the meaning of sofa was a long upholstered seat or couch.
As depicted in 16th century art, the Lettucio was an elaborate piece of furniture that included a bench and a bed manufactured in one piece and using fine cabinetry arts.
"The sleeping-place of men or animals. The permanent structure or arrangement for sleeping on, or for the sake of rest. In some form or other it constitutes a regular article of household furniture in covilized life, as well as part of the equipment of an army or expedition. It consists for the most part of a sack or mattress of sufficient size, stuffed with something soft or springy, raised generally upon a 'bed-stead' or support, and covered with sheets, blankets, etc. for the purpose of warmth. The name is given both to the whole structure in its most elaborate form, and, as in 'feather-bed', to the stuffed sack or mattress which constitutes its essential part."
Cotton, first appeared in English around 1300. Its Middle English cousins Coton and Cotoun descend French Coton, Italian Cotone, Spanish Algodon that all come from Arabic Qutn.
A citation in 1555 says, "Mattresses made of cotton of the Gassampine tree". In 1598, "Cloathes made of cotton ot bombast".
Bombast was used in English legal documents about various cloths being produced in 1555 came from French Bombazine descended from Latin Bombasinum, meaning "raw cotton".