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Victorian Era Rope Bed

Image Number: WH-1680035
Title: Victorian Era Rope Bed
Date: [ca. 2014]
Photographer / Illustrator: Wilson Hui Calgary, Alberta
Remarks: Rope beds were common from about the 16th century to the late 19th century when coil spring mattresses became popular. Rope beds are where the phrase "sleep tight" originated. Where if the ropes were not tight, the sleeper would end up on the floor.
Subject(s): Furniture, Homelife