Chinese Canopy Bed By Chippendale
¶ Is a Chinese bed, the curtains and vallens are tied up in drapery, the tester is canted at each corner, which makes a fort of an elliptical ornament or arch, and if well executed will look very well.
¶ F is a quarter of the tester, with frets cut through, and the covering seen between. G is one-fourth of the oval dome, and E is the profile of it. D is the outside canopy, and the cant of the corner in the plan F is continued up the corner of the canopy; B is the lath and ornament below it; A is the profile of the cant of the corner of the tester, which terminates into a point upon the post; C is the bed-post.
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