The advent of mass marketing and consumerism has given an expectation for everything to be convenient and disposable.
Those linens, blankets, and lace even if hand made from the finest fabrics are to discarded once they are out of fashion.
Pineapples used to be rented for parties.
It’s why a lot old decorations had so many in it.
Nowadays, I cannot think of anybody who would ever buy second-hand bed sheets.