A canopy mattress is a decorative mattress considerably similar to a four-poster bed. A typical canopy mattress usually options posts at every of the four corners extending four feet excessive or more above the mattress. Ornate or decorative material is commonly draped throughout the upper space between the posts and a stable swath of cloth may create a ceiling, or canopy immediately over the bed.
A four-poster mattress is a mattress with four vertical columns, one in every corner, that assist a tester, or upper (usually rectangular) panel. This tester or panel will usually have rails to permit curtains to be pulled across the bed. There are a number of vintage four-poster beds extant courting to the sixteenth century and earlier; many of those early beds are highly ornate and are made out of oak. An example of such an early sixteenth-century four-poster resides in Crathes Fortress, which was made for the unique citadel owners in the Burnett of Leys family.