Remember that overblown look with multiple layers of curtains and festoon blinds
, draped from windows like frilly knickers?
"I do have some pet hates, including patterned carpets, chintz and festoon blinds
-- I always think these look like frilly knickers hung up to dry in the window!
Their catalogues were full of wholesome model girls photographed in rooms full of sprigged wallpaper, festoon blinds
and chintz covered sofas.