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Paul McCobb King-Size Brass Frame Headboard
By Paul McCobb
Located in Chicago, IL
Brass frame headboard with mahogany panels. Fully restored and refinished in dark walnut. Designed by Paul McCobb for Calvin Furniture.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass

Heywood Wakefield Encore Dogbone Midcentury Blonde King Headboard and Bed Frame
By Heywood-Wakefield Co.
Located in La Grange, IL
Heywood Wakefield encore dogbone midcentury blonde king headboard and bed frame Bed frame measures: 82 wide x 85.25 deep x 45 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we c...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood

King Tufted Upholstered Headboard
Located in Great Barrington, MA
King Size tufted upholstered headboard. Measures: 74 inches high x 85.5 inches wide.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Hollywood Regency Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Fabric

  • King Tufted Upholstered Headboard
  • King Tufted Upholstered Headboard
  • King Tufted Upholstered Headboard
  • King Tufted Upholstered Headboard
H 74 in. W 85.5 in. D 4 in.
Iron Venetian Headboard, King
Located in New Orleans, LA
This elegant Venetian-style iron headboard is part of the custom Tara Shaw Maison collection. Handcrafted in New Orleans. Available in King, Queen and Twin sizes. Inquire for Full, C...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron

  • Iron Venetian Headboard, King
  • Iron Venetian Headboard, King
  • Iron Venetian Headboard, King
  • Iron Venetian Headboard, King
H 59 in. W 76 in. D 1 in.
Faux Bamboo King Headboard
Located in Sagaponack, NY
Faux bamboo headboard sized for a king size bed.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood

  • Faux Bamboo King Headboard
  • Faux Bamboo King Headboard
  • Faux Bamboo King Headboard
  • Faux Bamboo King Headboard
H 51 in. W 80 in. D 2.5 in.
Louis XV Iron Headboard, King
Located in New Orleans, LA
This beautiful Louis XV-style iron headboard is part of the custom Tara Shaw Maison collection. Handcrafted in New Orleans. Available in King, Queen and Twin sizes. Inquire for Full,...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Louis XV Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron

  • Louis XV Iron Headboard, King
  • Louis XV Iron Headboard, King
  • Louis XV Iron Headboard, King
  • Louis XV Iron Headboard, King
H 60.375 in. W 39 in. D 1 in.
Antique Victorian King Iron Headboard
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Antique country style white painted cast iron king size headboard with brass finials. Wonderful Classic simple style that will lend itself to modern, classical, neoclassical, Swedish...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron

  • Antique Victorian King Iron Headboard
  • Antique Victorian King Iron Headboard
  • Antique Victorian King Iron Headboard
  • Antique Victorian King Iron Headboard
H 54.5 in. W 76.5 in. D 3 in.
Custom King-Size Upholstered Headboard
By David Deatherage
Located in St. Louis, MO
Custom headboard by David Deatherage, shown in kravet couture silk fabric.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Silk, Upholstery

  • Custom King-Size Upholstered Headboard
  • Custom King-Size Upholstered Headboard
  • Custom King-Size Upholstered Headboard
  • Custom King-Size Upholstered Headboard
H 84 in. W 82 in. D 4.5 in.
Gregg Lipton King Size Headboard
By Gregg Lipton
Located in Hingham, MA
Custom made king sized headboard by studio furniture maker, Gregg Lipton from Cumberland, Maine, circa 1989. East Indian Satinwood... very thick sliced veneer from an a vintage so...
Category

Late 20th Century American Modern Beds and Bed Frames

  • Gregg Lipton King Size Headboard
  • Gregg Lipton King Size Headboard
  • Gregg Lipton King Size Headboard
  • Gregg Lipton King Size Headboard
H 46 in. W 90 in. D 3 in.
Mid-Century King-Size Headboard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-century modern headboard featuring rich walnut wood grain, impressive king size headboard perfect addition to any bedroom setting. Please confirm item location NY or NJ with dea...
Category

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Walnut

  • Mid-Century King-Size Headboard
  • Mid-Century King-Size Headboard
  • Mid-Century King-Size Headboard
  • Mid-Century King-Size Headboard
H 38 in. W 80 in. D 5.5 in.
Carved King Headboard after Wendell Castle
By Wendell Castle
Located in South Charleston, WV
This studio artisan headboard is designed for a King Bed. Artist unknown, 76" wide, 9.5" deep and 14" high. All walnut construction. It features curvaceous flowing elements with "pod...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Arts and Crafts Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Mirror, Walnut

Midcentury King Size Lane Walnut and Rosewood Headboard
By Lane Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful vintage modern two-tone headboard is made of walnut and rosewood. An impressive king size headboard that is 81 inches wide with vertical louvered designs on the sides....
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Rosewood, Walnut

Paul Frankl King-Size Walnut and Brass Headboard
By Paul Frankl, Johnson Furniture Co.
Located in Opa Locka, FL
King-size headboard in walnut with brass details by Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture. Headboard is being refinished.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass

King-Size Headboard Bed ‘X’ Pattern Walnut and Brass
By Janus Collection, John Stuart
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern X-pattern John Stuart brass and walnut headboard bed king-size.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass

Hollywood Regency King Size Metal Headboard
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Add drama and elegance with this very unique one of a kind, gold gilt metal headboard for king size bed.   
Category

20th Century Italian Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Metal

United Furniture Midcentury Walnut King Headboard
By United Furniture Corporation
Located in La Grange, IL
United Furniture midcentury walnut king headboard Headboard measures: 80 wide x 3 deep x 36 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage condition. Th...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood, Walnut

King Size Split Reed Rattan Headboard
Located in Jacksonville, FL
King size bed headboard features a full veneer of pencil reed rattan in a geometric pattern in the manner of Gabriella Crespi. Very good vintage condition with only very minor imperf...
Category

Vintage 1970s Bohemian Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Rattan, Reed

  • King Size Split Reed Rattan Headboard
  • King Size Split Reed Rattan Headboard
  • King Size Split Reed Rattan Headboard
  • King Size Split Reed Rattan Headboard
H 44.5 in. W 77 in. D 2 in.
Mid-Century Modern Walnut King Headboard
By Widdicomb Furniture Co., George Nakashima
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Beautiful king sized headboard in the style of George Nakashima for Widdicomb circa 1950s. In good vintage condition. Great design, wood grain and sculptural shape. Has bolt holes no...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Walnut

Hansen & Guldborg King Size Headboard Bed
By Hansen & Guldborg Møbler
Located in Crockett, CA
This original pair of twin size headboards were joined together to be used as a king size headboard. The headboard can also be split back into twin headboards by removing five bolts,...
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Cane, Oak

Hollywood Regency Carved Gilt King Headboard
Located in Redding, CT
Carved gilt king headboard in gold gilt with silver gilt accents. This regal headboard with crest will make any room majestic. Most likely hand-carved and made in Florence, Italy. Or...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood

Dulce Bed Queen, King Plead Tufted headboard Walnut, Oak, Maple Wood Frame
Located in Brooklyn, NY
With its traditional touches, sumptuous deep tufting, and richly stained walnut, the Dulce bed delivers a luxurious and contemporary style.
Category

2010s American Other Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Upholstery, Wood

Swedish Gustavian Style King Size Headboard
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Wonderfully styled Swedish style painted king size headboard for king size bed. Suitable for Louis XVI French, Neoclassical, Hollywood Regency or contemporary modern decor.
Category

20th Century Gustavian Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood

  • Swedish Gustavian Style King Size Headboard
  • Swedish Gustavian Style King Size Headboard
  • Swedish Gustavian Style King Size Headboard
  • Swedish Gustavian Style King Size Headboard
H 56 in. W 81.5 in. D 2.5 in.
Brass King-Size Headboard by Mastercraft
By Karl Springer, Mastercraft
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A beautifully designed brass headboard produced by Mastercraft in Italy. It features heavy brass construction, Greek key design and spindles.
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Hollywood Regency Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass

Lenoir House Midcentury Burl Wood and Walnut King Headboard
By Broyhill
Located in La Grange, IL
Lenoir House midcentury burl wood and walnut king headboard Head board measures: 78.5 wide x 1.5 deep x 40.75 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vin...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood, Walnut, Burl

Napoleon III Style Brass and Iron Decorated King Headboard
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Napoleon III style king bed headboard is constructed of iron and bronze painted black with elaborate solid brass detailing, including filigree rosettes and pediments. The outer posts...
Category

20th Century French Napoleon III Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Brass and Chrome King Size Headboard
By Mastercraft
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern chrome and brass possibly by Mastercraft king size headboard bed. Nice big sphere shape finials.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Young Manufacturing Midcentury Burl Wood and Walnut King Headboard
By Young Manufacturing Company
Located in La Grange, IL
Young Manufacturing midcentury burl wood and walnut king headboard Headboard measures: 78 wide x 2.5 deep x 47.25 All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vint...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Burl, Wood, Walnut

Extra Wide King-Size Headboard in Rosewood and Chrome
Located in New York, NY
Extra wide king-size headboard in rosewood with inset chrome accent, Denmark, 1960s. This headboard is designed so that the nightstands sit in front.
Category

Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Rattan Wicker and Cane Queen or King Size Headboard
Located in Halluin, FR
Rattan wicker and cane queen or king size headboard composed of graphic square panels and aerial rattan structure adorned with braided wicker cane.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Rattan, Cane

  • Rattan Wicker and Cane Queen or King Size Headboard
  • Rattan Wicker and Cane Queen or King Size Headboard
  • Rattan Wicker and Cane Queen or King Size Headboard
  • Rattan Wicker and Cane Queen or King Size Headboard
H 45.28 in. W 74.02 in. D 3.15 in.
King Size Louis XV Style Caned Headboard
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Vintage French Louis XV Provincial style painted king size headboard with caning. This king size bed is suitable for many decors -- Neoclassical, Hollywood Regency, Swedish Gustavian...
Category

20th Century Louis XV Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood, Cane

  • King Size Louis XV Style Caned Headboard
  • King Size Louis XV Style Caned Headboard
  • King Size Louis XV Style Caned Headboard
  • King Size Louis XV Style Caned Headboard
H 58 in. W 80 in. D 1.5 in.
Mastercraft Greek Key Brass King Size Headboard
Located in Redding, CT
Mastercraft Greek key brass king size headboard. Heavy and sturdy but very elegant and sophisticated.
Category

Vintage 1970s Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass

  • Mastercraft Greek Key Brass King Size Headboard
  • Mastercraft Greek Key Brass King Size Headboard
  • Mastercraft Greek Key Brass King Size Headboard
  • Mastercraft Greek Key Brass King Size Headboard
H 45.50 in. W 79.25 in. D 1.50 in.
Danish Modern Teak Headboard California King Size
By Dyrlund
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful simple elegant California king framed headboard, nicely framed circa 1970s nice clean condition has 3 small perforations if you want to attach the base beautiful grain and ...
Category

20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Teak

Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture King Headboard
By Johnson Furniture Company, Paul Frankl
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Paul Frankl king size headboard, 80" wide and 36" tall. Additional pieces are available. Original finish shows wear and fading of color.
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Mahogany

Baroque 1960s Hollywood Regency King Tufted Headboard
By Dorothy Draper
Located in Las Vegas, NV
Phenomenal 1960s Hollywood Regency king size tufted headboard. In the style of Dorothy Draper covered in NEW teal blue silk upholstery/foam and creamy white gloss enamel over baroqu...
Category

Vintage 1960s Hollywood Regency Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood

Hollywood Regency Style Gold King Size Headboard
Located in Amherst, NH
Hollywood Regency style gold painted wood king size headboard. The headboard has been newly repainted and has lots of interesting detail. Rail holes are 77” apart. No marks.
Category

Mid-20th Century North American Hollywood Regency Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood

Swedish Karelian Birch Pierced Front King Headboard
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautifully grained Karelian birch head boar d with three book matched panels. Outer two panels are pierced. All are set into a solid birch frame.    
Category

Vintage 1950s Swedish Beds and Bed Frames

King Size Headboard by Dyrlund in Rosewood
By Dyrlund
Located in New York, NY
Stunning king size rosewood headboard by Dyrlund. Hard to find the large size headboards, especially in rosewood. This example has a slight warp to the board, however once attached t...
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Rosewood

  • King Size Headboard by Dyrlund in Rosewood
  • King Size Headboard by Dyrlund in Rosewood
  • King Size Headboard by Dyrlund in Rosewood
  • King Size Headboard by Dyrlund in Rosewood
H 36.5 in. W 78 in. D 1.5 in.
Vintage Modern King-Size Brass Bed Headboard
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This unique brass headboard features stylish Mid-Century Modern design and measures 78 inches wide. Unique patina adds to the vintage appeal of the piece, making it a great addition ...
Category

20th Century Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass

  • Vintage Modern King-Size Brass Bed Headboard
  • Vintage Modern King-Size Brass Bed Headboard
  • Vintage Modern King-Size Brass Bed Headboard
  • Vintage Modern King-Size Brass Bed Headboard
H 38.25 in. W 78 in. D 1.25 in.
Mid-Century Modern Walnut, Rattan, and Brass King Size Headboard
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Mid-Century Modern king size headboard USA, circa 1960s Walnut, with inset rattan panels and brass trim. Measures: 78" W x 1.75" D x 39" H. Very good original ...
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Brass

Scandinavian Modern California King Headboard in Teak
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a beautiful Danish modern teak headboard in Cal king-size.
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Midcentury Hollywood Regency Walnut and Burl Wood King Size Headboard
By Baker Furniture Company, Michael Taylor
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Mid-Century Modern Hollywood Regency walnut and burl wood king size headboard In the manner of Michael Taylor for Baker Furniture USA, circa 1960s Measures: 77.25...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Walnut, Burl

Century Furniture Modern Mahogany and Black Lacquer King Size Headboard
By Century Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous modern king size headboard By Century Furniture USA, late 20th century Bookmatched mahogany, with black ebonized border. Measures: 81.5" W x 1.5" D x 40.25" H....
Category

20th Century American Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Mahogany, Lacquer

Ello King Sized Mirror & Chrome Steel Headboard
By Ello Furniture
Located in Hingham, MA
King sized mirrored and chromed steel headboard by Italian furniture maker Ello. If requested we could replace some of the chromed metal strips with polished brass or copper strip...
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Chrome

Harvey Probber Style Cultured King-Size Headboard
By Harvey Probber
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice solid walnut mid-century modern king-size headboard in the style of Harvey Probber. Sculpted out out of solid mahogany.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Mahogany

Upholstered Decorative Black and White Fabric King Size Poster Headboard
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Decorative upholstered poster king size headboard.
Category

20th Century Unknown Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Hardwood

Oak Wooden and Wicker Cane Queen or King Size Headboard
Located in Halluin, FR
Oak wooden and wicker cane queen or king size headboard composed of a welcoming round ebonized oak and aerial structure adorned with braided cane wicker.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Cane, Oak

Mid-Century Modern Walnut and Ebony Wood, King-Size Headboard
By Harvey Probber
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Very nice mid century modern King size headboard.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

King Sized Gold Leaf And Lacquer Art Deco Hamanaka Headboard
By Katsu Hamanaka
Located in New York, NY
King sized headboard attributed to French Art Deco designer Katsu Hamanaka. This headboard's rectilinear form is crowned with a stepped pediment whose geometry is echoed by the appli...
Category

Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Gold Leaf

Iron Louis XV Style Headboard with Footboard, King
Located in New Orleans, LA
This beautiful Louis XV style iron headboard is part of the custom Tara Shaw Maison collection. Handcrafted in New Orleans. Showroom sample - king size Louis XV iron headboard and fo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Louis XV Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron

King Size Headboard with 19th Century Carving
Located in Los Angeles, CA
King size custom headboard made with a 19th century Spanish carving mounted to the top of the headboard. The carving is finely detailed throughout. The headboard is upholstered in tu...
Category

Antique 19th Century Spanish Baroque Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Velvet, Walnut

Showroom Sample Louis XV Headboard with Footboard and Side Rails, King
Located in New Orleans, LA
This beautiful Louis XV-style iron headboard is part of the custom Tara Shaw Maison collection. Handcrafted in New Orleans. Showroom sample in queen size immediately available. Minor...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron

Drexel Heritage Hollywood Regency Chinoiserie King Size Headboard
By Heritage Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Hollywood Regency chinoiserie king size headboard By Drexel Heritage "Dynasty Collection" USA, circa 1970s Beautiful walnut wood grain, with Asian nature scen...
Category

Vintage 1970s American Chinoiserie Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Walnut

Wrought Iron Italian Gold Gilt King-Size Headboard
Located in New York, NY
Very nice king size Italian gold gilt wrought iron headboard. Also has hooks to the back. Manner of Gilbert Poillerat. Overall measures: 61" H x 84" W. Hole to hole measures approxi...
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron

Curved Iron Canopy Bed with Linen Headboard, King
Located in New Orleans, LA
Tara Shaw Maison iron curved canopy bed. This beautiful bed comes with a Belgian linen upholstered headboard. Sizes available are twin, queen, king, and other dimensions for a small ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Iron

King Size Serge Roche Style Plume Poster Headboard
By Serge Roche
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Hand carved king sized bed headboard in the manner of Serge Roche features a lattice design with posts in a plume motif. Very good condition with minor imperfections consistent with ...
Category

Vintage 1970s Hollywood Regency Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wood

Vladimir Kagan 2 Twin Headboards/ King and Single Nightstand for Kagan Dreyfuss
By Vladimir Kagan, Kagan-Dreyfuss, Inc.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vladimir Kagan for Kagan Dreyfuss pair of twin headboards/ King headboard with one nightstand. Commissioned in 1954 directly from Kagan Dreyfuss for a New York City Apartment. Altern...
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Walnut

Beautiful Midcentury Robsjohn-Gibbings King Headboard for Widdicomb
By Widdicomb Furniture Co., T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in BROOKLYN, NY
Beautiful Robsjohn-Gibbings for Widdicomb furniture bed headboard in wonderful condition. finely crafted rounded curved blonde maple wood details. Fits a king sized mattress. Bed hea...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Maple, Wood

Maurizio Tempestini for Salterini King Size Ribbon Headboard
By Maurizio Tempestini
Located in New York City, NY
Stunning 1960s Maurizio Tempestini for Salterini wrought iron ribbon king size headboard.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Wrought Iron

Danish Rosewood King Size Mid-Century Modern Headboard
Located in Toledo, OH
Danish rosewood Mid-Century Modern king size headboard. Easily adapts to metal Hollywood frame. Stamped on the back, Denmark.
Category

Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Rosewood

King-Size Mid-Century Modern Walnut Headboard Bed
By Adrian Pearsall, American of Martinsville
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Medium light walnut low gloss finish Mid-Century Modern headboard bed.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Beds and Bed Frames

Materials

Walnut

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King Headboards And Frame For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the king headboards and frame you’re looking for. A king headboards and frame — often made from wood, metal and walnut — can elevate any home. Find 125 options for an antique or vintage king headboards and frame now, or shop our selection of 17 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect king headboards and frame —, we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A king headboards and frame, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency or Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Paul Frankl, Mastercraft and Widdicomb Furniture Co. Each produced at least one beautiful king headboards and frame that is worth considering.

Finding the Right Beds Frames for You

We find relaxation and solace in our bedrooms, which are often the most cherished rooms of a home. Your bed and bed frame are integral to this oasis of personal comfort.

Beds and bed frames have long been an important part of the sanctuary that is the bedroom. For the upper class in countries such as England, the massive, costly beds of the 16th and 17th centuries were decorative and of the poster variety. Some were characterized by large painted wooden headboards, often made of oak, that featured ornate carvings and richly colored curtains affixed to each of the two or four posts — think of today’s sumptuous upholstered headboards as a distant cousin to these luxurious furnishings. The heavy fabric curtains were drawn across a fringed canopy to close out the sunlight that might’ve warmed your grandiose and opulent bedchambers. This feature could also offer privacy as desired, because, as we all know, a bedroom is for more than just sleeping

Coiled springs didn’t make their way into mattresses until the 1800s, which likely made for a far more comfortable night’s sleep for many. Bed frames of cast iron and brass were introduced during the mid- to late-19th century. Later, the 20th century brought with it marvelous innovations for slumberland, among them daybeds from the likes of George Nelson and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich as well as convertible sofa beds.

Today, you will find a range of beds geared toward your individual personality and preferred style of decor. When shopping for a bed and bed frame, keep in mind that you’ve got options. Sizes range from twin to California king. At 76 inches wide and 80 inches long, a king-size bed is roughly 16 inches wider than a queen-size mattress, and your bed frame will likely add two to five inches to each side. (The California king bed is 84 inches long.)

From dramatic bedroom designs to uncomplicated, minimalist approaches, the bedroom has evolved into the haven that it should be: a peaceful place of respite, where we begin and end every day. Take the time to create your very own oasis — you deserve it. Rest easy with an expansive collection of antique, new and vintage beds and bed frames available on 1stDibs.