Casket Features – What to Look For

The primary features of caskets are:

Casket Lids


Maple Casket

Half Couch refers to a two-piece lid of equal lengths. Typically only one lid piece is opened for viewings to reveal the deceased from the waist up. Half couch is the most commonly used lid style (see photo).

Full Couch refers to a one-piece lid extending the length of the casket.

   
Casket Interiors


Casket Interior
Casket Interior
Fabrics, such as crepe, velour, linen and velvet, are used.
 
Casket Lid
Casket Lid
Styles, such as ruffled, tufted or tailored interiors can be chosen. You can select from various colors.
 

Memory Drawer

Memory drawers are used to place small personal items to accompany the deceased.
   
Other Casket Options


Casket Corner
Casket Corner Caskets are available in a variety of shapes such as square or rounded corners and contoured sides.
 

Casket Lid with Flag

Personalized designs, such as Military style, are available.
   

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See related topics:

Smart Shopping for Funeral Products
Caskets
Burial Vaults
Cremation Urns
Grave Markers
Stationery for Funerals

Go to Funeral Guide — Index of Topics.