Window cornice boxes have probably been around for as long as there have been windows. These decorative accents to the tops of windows have followed decor trends just like any other home ornamentation, going from simple, plain coverings to the highly elaborate, gilded fixtures that accented the castle windows of kings and noblemen.
Today, window cornice boxes often take a back seat to simpler, less cumbersome window-treatment schemes, but many people continue to find this classic method of adding the piece de resistance to their windows too much of a tried-and-true accent to give up. Perhaps this in itself helps define the true meaning of Classic.
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