The beautiful gray of this Barn wood along with the signs of distress to and texture of the wood are a testament to its age and service as a barn in Cedar Grove, North Carolina for many decades. This is a custom piece for a client in Nevada who ordered via Etsy. I salvaged the wood from the Finley barn in Cedar Grove, North Carolina. The age is unknown, but I would have to say that it's over 100 years old based on the signs of age – the weathering, color, nail holes, raised grain, insect signs, Etc. The design is a monolithic headboard. It's a solid field that's almost like a quilt of cool barn wood pieces attached to vertical studs. It's designed to go up against the wall and have a metal bed frame attached to it.