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Curtains

finial

Home furnishings; Curtains

An ornament or decorative tip that is made in various shapes such as balls, steeples, hooks, and flowers at the top, end, or corner of an object such as curtain poles, lamps and pull cords.

heading

Home furnishings; Curtains

The very top decorative part of the curtain which is attached vis hooks, grommets or tabs to the curtain pole or track. Your curtain's drape is dictated by the curtain heading.

holdback

Home furnishings; Curtains

An ornamental hook or other device used to hold curtain window treatments back off of the window when open.

micro blind

Home furnishings; Curtains

A type of horizontal blind that has louvers measuring a half inch in width. The louvers are generally made from plastic or 6 - 9 gauge aluminum.

mini blinds

Home furnishings; Curtains

A type of horizontal blind that has louvers measuring 1 inch in width. The louvers are generally made from plastic or 6 - 9 gauge aluminum. Even more rare, they may be made of wood.

pelmet

Home furnishings; Curtains

An ornamental drapery or board fixed above a window to conceal window treatment hardware at the top of the window such as a curtain rod or the headrail of a blind. This is also sometimes referred to ...

tieback

Home furnishings; Curtains

Fabric, ribbon, rope, trim or other material used to gather and hold a curtain panel back off to the side of the window when open.

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