A stirring, a bulging outward of the valances of the opposite seat.
Bed curtains and valances are both unnecessary and objectionable as bed appendages, and as such should be discarded.
Valances of velour were over the windows, and on the mantel.
Kung could not make out what the valances of the chairs and tables were made of: they were so very bright-coloured and dazzling.
By the middle of the century, valances and curtains around the beds "to shut out the night air" were in general use.
The valances at the foot of the bed should be raised, and a piece of carpet placed on the floor.
The design is pretty for bordering table scarfs, tidies, valances and curtains when heavy braids are selected.
These valances should be strung on a separate rod, so that the inside curtains may be pulled together if need be.
Some windows do not need these valances, but these windows are very high and need the connecting line of color.
We will begin with the old-fashioned four-post bedstead with its canopy and valances (Fig. 17).