Curtains – a familiar detail of the interior of any room, they are present in all areas from modest apartments to palatial houses. More info: Paul Ostling. Imagine a room with no curtains, of course you can, but to call such a cozy interior is clearly impossible. Blinds windows give us a subconscious feeling of security from the outside world and an aesthetic pleasure from the contemplation of the soft folds of beautiful fabrics. When the first man decorated his house curtains? Probably this story a design dates back to the days when the cave man, hiding from the cold air curtain entrance to the cave with the skins of animals. For those curtains have appeared on the doorways between the chambers of ancient castles, and were designed to protect them residents from walking near the huge halls of the draft. In fact here and there the word "curtain" – from the French "door." In each country developed its own characteristics of interior textiles: curtains design, materials for the manufacture of curtains – all associated with the climate and culture of the country, as well as its traditions. For example, for India, China, France and Italy, the traditional material for curtains was silk, and for England and Scotland – wool. With respect to Central Asia and America, there used cotton, but in Russia – flax. In Greece, Egypt and the curtains were only a simple blade of light fabric, draped in cascading, horizontal and other types of folds. Ability home decorating fabric or valued almost below the ability to create artful drapery of ancient costume.