Historic Facts About Window Treatments

The importance of right window coverings is often overlooked by many homeowners. They not only dramatically affect the overall appearance of an interior space but also impact the temperature and brightness of a room.

There are several stores in NYC, from where you can find the perfect window coverings such as shades, blinds, drapes and curtains for your home.

The Infographic titled as “Custom Curtains And Window Shades” talks about the certain historic facts related to window treatments. These include the following:

  • Persians invented Venetian blinds and were brought to Europe by Venetian merchants.

  • Many famous artworks feature draperies and blinds like, Lorenzo Lotto’s Young Man against a White Curtain.

  • Affluent families always had full dressed windows.

  • In the 19th century, draperies became popular as textiles were easily available due to manufacturing.

  • In 1841, the US patent for the tilt mechanism was granted to John Hampson.

  • People living in the warm climate used to soak the animal hide in water and allow the wind to pass through it, creating an air-conditioner like effect.

For more details, refer the given Infographic.

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