Bedsteads or bed closets were common in the 19th century, especially in rural Scandinavian farm houses. One advantage of the bedstead was that the curtains or doors could be closed during the day so the room could be used for a family living space.
BEDROOM COLOR FOR WOOD FURNITURE WITH THE GRAY/BLUE BEDSPREAD POSTED ON HEERE Sherwin-Williams "Rainwashed." Love the walls dark wood floor. This is the color of blue I want to paint the living room! And we plan to install new dark wood floors in the spring!