Over the years, I’ve had quite a few people that weren’t crazy about brass on their bed. But back in the 1800’s the manufacturers of iron beds were desperately trying to offer the brass bed market a better, stronger bed, yet still give a touch of the then popular “brass trim”. With brass the public…
One of the more unique and collectible beds I’ve come across over the years is one we lovingly refer to as the “Grapes of Wrath” bed.
Antique iron beds, generally speaking, were feminine in design.
Matching Twin Size iron beds are about as scarce as any antique item you’ll come across.
In recreating a true period in history, the set decorator will stop at nothing to try and recreate the furnishing from the period in history they’re trying to duplicate for authenticity.
Decorating with antique iron beds has become more and more popular with interior designers throughout Texas.
On Oct.28th, 1886 the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor.
Quite often the style of an antique iron bed was way ahead of the style catagory it would fall into. Take for instance the Art Deco Period.
Why is it that there was such a broad spectrum of iron bed designs throughout the 1800’s?