Dating an antique brass bed

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Instead of celebrating their product's elegant, sensual designs, warm colors and impressive craftsmanship, early ads for iron beds attacked the wooden competition as being unsanitary and likely to make you sick.

While there was a modicum of truth that certain insects might be more attracted to sleeping with you in a wood bed, the contest was really about beauty not bugs.

So what you ask makes a designer worth their salt in the design world ? But consider this On the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg, President Abraham Lincoln, one of the best-known […] ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Well when it comes to southern designers throughout the state of Louisiana and in particularly New Orleans, it’s attention to detail. A […] .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... The three leaf Clover, symbolizing Irish pride, was coined by St. We discover this bed, with it’s beautiful large Three Leaf Clover castings, in a predominantly Irish neighborhood of Chicago.

The earliest known beds, almost 38,000 years old were recently discovered in a cave, once used by Neanderthals, in southern Europe.

The cave people dug a shallow pit and lined it with pine boughs.

In addition to a "more sanitary condition," iron bed frames offered consumers elegant, beautiful designs that many wooden beds couldn't compete with.

Antique iron beds have been around for a long time. .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Few people are aware of it, but just 10 miles Northeast of Boston, in Saugus Massachusetts , is the site of the first integrated ironworks in North America.

.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Occasionally there is a confusion when we walk in a room and aren’t able to tell the priorities that were set by the designer/home owner.

Very low end mattresses come with a foundation that resembles a box spring but contains no steel supports or springs.

The box spring will often be supported by a steel bed frame or on wooden bed slats when used with a headboard and footboard.

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