24 Reasons You Need a Canopy Bed

Canopy beds have found a comfortable place in numerous properties. Canopy beds are rightly connected with princesses and other royalty, as canopy beds have their origins in ancient castles as a method of dealing with the unwieldy drafts these palaces produced. In the wintertime beds in the castle were draped with heavy curtains as a way to help contain warmth.”

Cole Park the manor that designer Anouska Hempel shares with her husband Sir Mark Weinberg in the countryside of...Originally intended to conserve warmth and offer privacy, canopy beds are now beloved for their sumptuous design. These beds, typically four-posters, feature fabric draped over the top and on all sides, often finished with tassels or other details to add drama. From a simple, sheer surround to an over-the-top lit à la polonaise, these canopy beds from the AD archives make a good night’s sleep more luxurious than ever.

Cole Park, the manor that designer Anouska Hempel shares with her husband, Sir Mark Weinberg, in the countryside of Wiltshire, England, dates from the mid-16th century. In the master bedroom, a J. Robert Scott stripe is used for the ebony-and-gilt canopy bed.

 

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