The Spanish wall – history and application in interior design
The Spanish wall, also known as the screen is one of the most romantic home accessories at all. Timeless and elegant it is always in vogue. Despite the naming, the Spanish wall comes actually from China and more specifically from the times of the Han dynasty (206 BC to 220 AD). Her first role was exclusively as a windbreak. Later it was acquired by the Japanese, which have implemented a completely different design. Because screens were covered rather simple and with rice paper.
Petite Chinese drawings and masterful wood carvings
With their arrival to Europe the Spanish wall has made first her magnificent appearance on the Royal courts of France and Spain. Richly decorated and covered with velvet and other fine fabrics, the screens were used as privacy and as a dressing room for the nobles. Their frames were masterfully carved and impregnated with gold and silver.
The magnificent Spanish walls in the Rococo-style date from this period
This proud privacy has enjoyed continued his journey. In the Victorian era in England, the Spanish wall was just as popular and used very much like the rich. But also in middle-class homes was more often to see the screen.
Beautiful floral pattern and masterful drawings decorate the walls
Also the screens that come from the Orient and India are no less stylish and elegant. You with stunning wood carvings are characterized and are reminiscent of delicate lace fabrics.
Flexible and virtually has become the Spanish wall still trimmed. In the 19th and 20th century design in a different direction has evolved. She was always simple and more natural colour painted or covered with white linen. Today many interior designers love to insert the screen in their designs and projects. So for example Spanish walls minimalist style are very hot and perfect writing in the modern interior.
Soft charisma in the Shabby chic style
Do you have already a folding screen at home? How about a chic privacy screen in vintage style for your bedroom? Or do you rather prefer the far eastern flair? We leave you the choice.
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Stand on the 50’s atmosphere?
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Soft texture and smooth shades