Jenny Lind Spool Bed, SP-1
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reproduction of an antique spool bed or Jenny Lind bedB

detail of spool bed or Jenny Lind bedA fine example of a Jenny Lind or spool bed. The original is from about 1850. The style is distinguished by the repeated "spool" pattern in the turnings and spindles making up the headboard and footboard. The bed is shown here in walnut, full size with Sewdish slats. This bed is available in any size or wood.

 

 

 

 

Jenny Lind print


 

Who was Jenny Lind? She was a Swedish opera singer who came to America in 1850 at the invitation of P. T. Barnum. Helped by Barnum's promotion, she became known as the Swedish Nightingale and spent 2 years touring the United States to packed theaters. All sorts of products were associated with her name including this style bed, which she is said to have preferred.

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