Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
Inner tester cloth - part of state bed in the style of Daniel Marot. Elaborate carved tester, covered with crimson silk damask, with two ovals, scrolling supports and plinths. Trimmed with crimson flat weave tape. Head end has coronet at top of central pillar, with a free-hanging lobe- shaped valance to either side.
Makers and roles
Daniel Marot, maker Francis Lapiere (fl. 1683 - 1714), maker