Drapery is an important element of any interior design and an understanding of its history is vital to any attempt at recreating period style, whether an authentic restoration is required or a modern interpretation in sympathy with the surroundings.
Medieval and early history; Renaissance to the Baroque; palladianism and the charm of the Rocco; Neoclassical interiors; Empire and Regency; the Victorian era and the proliferation of styles and revivals; the development of bay windows and lavish pelmets; arts and crafts; art deco to the present day; achieving period style.
Curtains and Drapes: History, Design, Inspiration by Jenny Gibbs
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Octopus Publishing Group
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