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Venetian curtains

custom systems

The Venetian curtain opens upward as the Austrian curtain, from which it differs for the drapes of the Vertical fullness making.The opening can also be made keepeng the inferior edge horizontal during the lifting of the curtain, but the functional and aesthetic characteristic of the Venetian curtain is to lift the inferior edge at variable heights, following a contour on demand.
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The mechanism of opening of the Venetian curtain, that is here represented in the variation with the so called ''tiro in botte'' (a big central or side pulley used in the ancient Italian theaters), it is very similar to those of the Austrian curtain and of the Roman curtain. In the sketch it is whowed one amongst the various ways of realization, that manual and without truss in which the cables, installed in series, are connected to the inferior edge of the curtain and they are deviated to pulley connected to the cage of the counterweights, that neutralizes the load constituted by the weight of the curtain, making the manual operation possible.
Venetian curtain made of HLU - Lucilla color 52 silver endowed with a 9SX - System for computerized opening with 11 independent engines. The Moscow Music Hall
Venetian curtain made of HLU - Lucilla color 52 silver endowed with a 9SX - System for computerized opening with 11 independent engines. The Moscow Music Hall
An example of a Venetian curtain that opens with an horizontal inferior edge.In spite of the not properly tiny size of the curtain, the lightness of the fabric ARX - Reps Ignitex Lurex, color white-silver, allowed to realize this opening system using a manual mechanism.
A Venetian curtain with Truss structure and 9SV - Axial system.At the top: the Truss with the engine of the 9SV - Axial system in central position. Petit Thť‚tre
A Venetian curtain made of HLU - Lucilla, color 52 silver. Teatro San Carlo, ''The Sleeping Beauty''
A Venetian curtain made of HLU - Lucilla, color 51 gold. Teatro San Carlo, ''The Sleeping Beauty''
Structure
- with Truss
- without Truss
Layout
- straight
- shaped (semi-circle, round, ellipse, polygon, etc.)
Manufacturing
Lifting
- with horizontal bottom edge
- with a shaped inferior edge

Manual operation
- 9SW - Longitudinal system (light curtains only)
- 9SW - Longitudinal system with Counterweight
- 9ST - Foldable system (light curtain only)

Video & Documentation

Small Venetian curtain

Gigantic venetian curtain: test of closing

The Moscow Music Hall: venetian curtain with electronic control

The Moscow Music Hall: venetian curtain with electronic control, installation

See also ...

LP

Concerts

Teatro Municipale - Upper hall

Curtains for multi-purpose settings

Teatro San Carlo, ''The Sleeping Beauty''

Dance

The Moscow Music Hall

Curtains for multi-purpose settings

Winter Olympics Turin 2006, curtain

Events