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I can see some dark spots through the fabric on my pillows and comforters. What are they?
Those dark spots that you see through the fabric are dark clusters of down. They are found in all white goose down, regardless of quality, and the more you press on the fabric the more you'll see them. Just like we get gray hairs, even white geese get some gray clusters as they get older. They are not feathers, and the fill is not inferior in any way. Indeed, if you were to open the pillow and allow the down to expand you probably wouldn't see them at all. They are usually only visible when compressed under fine, white fabric.
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