5 Decades of Vintage Headboards

5 Decades of Vintage Headboards

Janel Laban
Jan 6, 2010

Bedroom month on Apartment Therapy is all about the details - focusing in on one room allows us to investigate the small things that can make a bedroom restful, comfortable or in the case of todays post, stylish. We did some digging and came up with 10 examples of great headboards from the 30s through the 70s, all available now, online. From somewhat sedate to totally over the top, we hope you have as much fun checking these out as we had finding them.

Shown above, first row, left to right:
1930s: Italian Giltwood at Melissa Levinson on First Dibs, $6,800
1940s: Padded Hollywood Regency at Reagan & Smith on First Dibs, $975
1950s: Edna Roma Cox Gilded at Paul Marra on First Dibs, $2,100
1960s: Greek Key Lacquered Chinese Chippendale at Sabina Danenberg on First Dibs, $1,450
1970s: Chrome Fountainbleu Deco at Space 107 on First Dibs, $2,200

Shown above, second row, left to right:
1930s: Modernist Chrome Art Deco Twins at Art Deco Collection on First Dibs, $3000
1940s: Edward Wormley for Dunbar at Wright Now, $1,800
1950s: Henredon Lacquered Wood at Wright Now, $850
1960s: Hollywood Regency Baroque at Era on First Dibs, $1,750
1970s: Mastercraft Burlwood and Brasss at Sabina Danenberg on First Dibs, $1,650

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