A window shade made from fabric shirred in puffy frills or pleats.
- A very classic style, roman shades are the simpler cousins of Austrian shades and balloon shades.
- Many people think Austrian shades are fussy and unruly, but in the right circumstances they can enhance a room.
- Austrian Blinds or Austrian shades are in reality a curtain, and are made up as such.
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Syllabification: Aus·tri·an shade
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