Entry from British & World English dictionary
A window blind consisting of vertical rows of horizontally gathered fabric that may be drawn up into a series of ruches.
- You don't want curtains flapping over the sink or cooker or festoon blinds that collect dirt.
- A festoon blind is designed to remain extended.
- Austrian and festoon blinds are far more gathered and decorative more like gathered curtains than flat blinds.
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