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The plain tester-rails link four stop-chamfered posts; the head with two-plank headboard and pierced stock rail; the foot posts linked by a foot rail and longer side rails; all feet stop-chamfered; the tester rails supplemented with iron rails and hooks for curtains; now fitted with yellow woollen curtains and with associated rush mat (SBT 1993-31/660a) ; English, c.1575-1650; tester-rails replaced; some nails and nail-holes to upper parts of posts.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1993-31/660

  • Date


  • Material

    wood oak

  • Measurements

  • Length

    1.92 metres

  • Width

    1.35 metres

  • Height

    2.09 metres

  • Location

    Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Bedchamber 3

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust