Antique Canopy Bed by Chippendale
Here Chippendale outlines the basic instructions on how to make a canopy bed with curtains.
¶ Is a canopy bed with drapery curtains and vallens, and headboard. The dimensions are all fixed to the design. A is one-fourth of the tester; C is a small oval dome in the inside, which begins at B; D is the outside canopy; HH are frets or ornaments to decorate the inside; e e are the double laths; f is the bed post; g is the side of the bedstead; kkk, etc. is the place where the pullies are to be fixed to draw the curtains up with.
Canopy Bed, Plate XXX.
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