Iron Folding Camp Bed

Iron Folding Camp Bed

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Reference

81465

A wrought iron Campaign Bed with 3 pairs of X frame legs.

To fold the bed, you lift and push the side bars towards each other. This folds the legs together and the 2 end pairs can be lifted up to rest against the folded side rails which will then drop parallel to the middle legs. The design of the bed is simple with no fuss but it does fold up to a very compact size.

The bed has a replaced hessian cover which originally would have supported a roll up mattress. Aside from being used as a bed, a top could easily be fitted over the bed frame to make a long coffee table to give it an added use. Early to mid 19th Century.

Dimensions:

Height 42 cm / 16 12"
Width 157.5 cm / 62 332"
Depth 70 cm / 27 1932"
Year

Early to mid 19th Century.

Medium

Iron

Country

England

Exhibitions
The Sundowners
Condition

Good. Hessian replaced.

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