Austrian blind

variants: or Austrian shade or less commonly Austrian curtain

Definition of Austrian blind

: 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 shades— Linda Gillan Griffin, Houston Chronicle, 17 Sept. 1999

First Known Use of Austrian blind

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Austrian blind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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