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Thread #161176 Message #3828709
Posted By: Richie
25-Dec-16 - 06:14 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Died for Love: Sources and variants
Subject: RE: Origins: Died for Love: Sources and variants
Early beds used hemp or linen rope that was stretched over the bed frame which supported the mattress. They are called rope beds.
Not sure is this was the rope used which would be a bed rope or if it was a rope for the canopy.