Austrian blind

noun

variants or Austrian shade or less commonly Austrian curtain
: a curtain that usually can be raised and lowered by pulling a cord and that is gathered along vertical lines in a way that forms a scalloped pattern
… bustles … ruched in the manner of Austrian shadesLinda Gillan Griffin, Houston Chronicle, 17 Sept. 1999

Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Austrian blind was in 1910

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“Austrian blind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Austrian%20blind. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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