window treatment

noun

plural window treatments
: a decorative covering (such as a curtain, shade, or valance) for a window or part of a window
Much of the fabric and other decorative materials for window treatments, as the curtains are called, were donated by manufacturers.Patricia Leigh Brown
"Window treatments, such as shades and drapes, are little luxuries that make mornings more serene. … ," [Alessandra] Woods says.Maryn Liles

Examples of window treatment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a luxe feel to every corner, from the plush linens to the striped wallpaper and toile window treatments, but nothing overshadows the property’s main focal point: the views. Lydia Mansel, Travel + Leisure, 11 Apr. 2024 According to Haley Weidenbaum, co-founder and CEO of window treatment brand Everhem, there are so many reasons kitchen curtains are falling back into favor—even beyond the aesthetic appeal. Amanda Lauren, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Dec. 2023 To protect your space from too much sun, look for kitchen window treatments that advertise protection. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Feb. 2024 Pink upholstery on the banquette ties in nicely with the window treatments and accents throughout, like the chair cushions. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 8 June 2023 Make Mistakes With Window Treatments Many people approach window treatments as an afterthought. Amanda Lauren, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 Choose Decorative Details Kitchen window treatments serve as pretty accents in your workspace. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Feb. 2024 Don’t be fooled; less window treatments do not mean lower costs. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 2 Feb. 2024 Michael Tavano, creative director of Marks & Tavano, a New York workroom that designs custom upholstery, window treatments, bedding and tabletops, has been designing fancy dog beds for about 15 years. Elaine Markoutsas, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of window treatment was in 1890

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“Window treatment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/window%20treatment. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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