This feature in it is because of presence of a curved headboard and footboard that is outwardly curled at each end’s top. This footboard is often found to be shorter than the headboard. History records suggest when these were used traditionally; it did have a feature imbibed in it because of which it could curl inwards as well as outwards. Those days they were known to be made of wood. The popular practice during this period was to place them in the centre of their rooms. The objective behind this was to highlight it as one of the primary pieces of furniture of that particular room. Generally, people took immense pride in showing their prized possession.
Realizing huge demands for it, manufacturers too have become smart to woo their customers with a wider choice in reasonable price. Owing to this reason, it no longer is viewed as an item especially meant only for the rich and famous those belong to an elite group of a society. These sellers often try to incorporate features, which most customers find soothing for them to handle with ease. Some of the modern day features that can be found in these bed include, it is lesser bulky and has less weight, looks elegant and sleek, has presence of a streamlined look, possess a platform design, headboards are found to be slightly curved, etc.