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Romanesque and Gothic style

VC connect draperies in interior architecture is defined by the. Windowless space of classical antiquity and little Windows of stained glass during the early Christian era did not require curtains that significantly reduce the illuminance of the living space. To talk about the systemic use of fabrics for window decorations, starting with the Romanesque style.

Romanesque style dominated in Europe in 1000-12500, and reached the highest peak in Germany and France. Romanesque architecture is heavy castle. It is dominated by thick walls, semi-circular doors, short and thick columns, the cross – bochco – shaped arches, semi – circular window.

A semicircle is a typical form of window in the Romanesque style . Through these Windows light penetrated weakly, for this reason the Windows were decorated cloth extremely low. It was the only cross curtains. Curtain pole (cornice) of the Romanesque era was round. Carved with a zigzag line she adorned the simple architecture of the interior. The furniture was made of dark wood. Along with cross curtains as protection from the cold served as rugs, and heavy draperies.

Gothic . Freely developing the art of Gothic architecture was common in Europe 1250-1450, along with antique. In contrast to the Romanesque style in architecture the Gothic is dominated by vertical lines, which are directed upwards structure. Vaulted ceiling is the dominant element of this style. Columns and pilasters to receive geticonimage changes. Bases of the columns on coal and the capitals take the form of a bowl. Bowl-shaped capital is abacom, heavily decorated with foliage. The ornaments have the shape of Lancet arches and plant motifs: oak leaves, grape, maple, ivy. Distributed geometric shape, cross-shaped leaves, “crabs”. Different coats of arms are less common, mostly in the early Gothic. Especially familiar to Gothic painting on glass (stained glass Windows), motifs of animals and plants.

And for Gothic cross curtains was the predominant element of the window. Wooden curtain pole and has borrowed from the architecture profile. Like the furniture of Gothic style, it is light.

Complement the interior arched wall hangings, carpets, tapestries. The curtains in the Roman style is perfect for the office or a small living room with a small window.

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