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How big is 198 square inches?

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It's about one-and-one-fourth times as big as an Airplane Tray Table
In other words, 198 square inches is 1.26 times the size of an Airplane Tray Table, and the size of an Airplane Tray Table is 0.794 times that amount.
(average)
With wide variation among different models of airplanes, in-flight tray tables measure around 41.2 cm (16.5 in) x 24.1 cm (9.5 in) for a total area of 157 square inches. Flight safety rules require that the tray tables be upright and locked during takeoff and landing so as to reduce the risk of passenger abdominal injury.
It's about three times as big as an Apple iPad
In other words, 198 square inches is 3.192 times the size of an Apple iPad, and the size of an Apple iPad is 0.3133 times that amount.
(for 9.7 inch, Apple iPad Air MD785LL/B)
An Apple iPad measures 23 cm (9.4 in) x 17 cm (6.6 in) for a total device area of 62.03 square inches. The base model iPad Air features 16 GB of storage capacity.
It's about one-tenth as big as a Bath Towel
In other words, 198 square inches is 0.11786 times the size of a Bath Towel, and the size of a Bath Towel is 8.4846 times that amount.
(for Fieldcrest Luxury Solid Towels)
Bath towels typically measure 142.24 cm (56 in) by 76.2 cm (30 in), for a total area of about 1,679.90 square inches. The city of Bursa, Turkey is known as the birthplace of the modern towel.
It's about twenty times as big as a Playing Card
In other words, 198 square inches is 23 times the size of a Playing Card, and the size of a Playing Card is 0.04 times that amount.
(ISO 216 B8 size)
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card measures 8.70 square inches. Although this size is the most common playing card, many casinos use the smaller "bridge size" card — 4.10 square inches smaller.
It's about twenty times as big as a Post-it® Note (3M)
In other words, 198 square inches is 24 times the size of a Post-it® Note (3M), and the size of a Post-it® Note (3M) is 0.04 times that amount.
(3M) (generically sticky notes, a.k.a. repositionable notes, a.k.a. repositional notes)
A Post-it® Note measures 8.40 square inches in total area. In September, 1989, Hurricane Hugo swept through Charleston, South Carolina with winds up to 230 kph (140 mph), uprooting eight oak trees in Mr. Bruce Brakefield's yard, but leaving in place a Post-it® note attached to his front door.
It's about one-thirtieth as big as a King Size Bed
In other words, 198 square inches is 0.032 times the size of a King Size Bed, and the size of a King Size Bed is 31.5 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 6,250 square inches in total area. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 7,750 square inches for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-one-hundredth as big as a Parking Space
In other words, 198 square inches is 0.0085 times the size of a Parking Space, and the size of a Parking Space is 117 times that amount.
(a.k.a Parking Stall) (average; surface lot; North America)
An average-size parking space in a North American surface lot measures 23,300 square inches. Due to the high real estate prices at the time, parking spaces in a densely-populated part of Manhattan would sell for an average of $165,000 in 2007, with some spaces fetching up to $225,000.