Oak bed designed by Sir Robert Lorimer

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Postcard of Oak bed designed by Sir Robert Lorimer.
© National Museums Scotland

Oak bed designed by Sir Robert Lorimer

This oak bed was probably designed by Sir Robert Lorimer, who also worked as an architect.

The oak headboard is carved with angels and decorated in a style called 'linen fold'.

Sir Robert Lorimer, 1864-1929, was an architect who also became interested in furniture design. He was interested in making furniture that was simple in shape with beautiful woods and obvious construction methods.

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Online ID: 000-000-099-905-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0088: Innovators and Innovations (multimedia essay)
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.SVL 13
Date: Early 20th century
Material: Oak
Dimensions: 1790 mm H x 1970 mm L x 910 mm W
What: Bed, single
Subject: Furniture - rooms - Lorimer (NMAS Classification)
Who: Robert Lorimer (designer)
Description: Oak single bed with a carved headboard, possibly to a design by Robert Lorimer
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