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What is "Swag" - Definition & Explanation

A trapezoid-shaped window treatment usually at the top of the window. Can be pleated or shirred and is often paired with jabots. A continuous or scarf swag is drape over a pole and on the left and right sides of a window, and allow sunlight to pass through the center. A cutout swag has its top center cut out whereas a traditional swag does not.

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