Rope Beds Reconsidered: Research and Reproduction of a Portable Medieval Rope Bed (Part one)

Once I began to have a more “authentic” encampment at Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) events, a good friend who had retired from camping gave me his rope bed.  A rope bed can be defined as a bed frame wherein the mattress is supported by a net of interlaced ropes.  The ropes provide a supportive,Continue reading “Rope Beds Reconsidered: Research and Reproduction of a Portable Medieval Rope Bed (Part one)”