Curtain Of History

- Feb 26, 2019-

From evidence found in excavation sites at OlynthusPompeii and Herculaneum, portieres appear to have been used as room dividers in classic antiquity. Mosaics from the 2nd to 6th century show curtains suspended from rods spanning arches.In England, they began to replace wooden shutters towards the end of the 16th century.