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Four Poster Beds

Spiral Ribbon mahogany four poster king size bed

mahogany four poster bed queen anne styleFour poster beds in the modern world have a romantic and ornate appeal, synonymous with elegant living and opulent surroundings. The history of four-posters, though, is more rooted in practicalities. The curtains provided protection from drafts in castle bedrooms along with privacy for the lords and ladies who slept in them. Originally, in medieval times, the curtains were hung from the roof or ceiling, but gradually over time the design of the bed evolved into a frame structure, making the canopy and drapes an integral part of the bed itself.
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