Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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There are many inexpensive washable silks and other fabrics to be had for curtaining 172 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS May, 1913
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Linens and cottons of loose weaves are among the most attractive fabrics for Summer curtains things about them, and once they have found just the right tain. This, especially in colored fabrics, gives a better effectcurtain for a particular room wish it to last as long as it to the window. For casement windows in a bedroom it iswill and regret the time necessary to have over-cur-when the fabrics fade or be- tains hung on a rod extend-come full of holes and must 9 ing across the group of win-be renewed. dows, if several small case- Regarding the making ofcurtains—their properlengths for windows of vari-ous shapes and sizes—somehints may not come amiss. For the usual type of highand rather narrow plateglass window, having thesash raised with pulleys inthe window frame, it is wellto have the rods for thin cur-tains placed just inside theflat window casing using soc-ket fixtures. The length ofthe curtain may be a little
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