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What is "Traverse rod" - Definition & Explanation

A rod that uses a series of carriers that glide within the rod to open and close the draperies. This enable the draperies to traverse past the supporting center brackets. Commercial quality traverse rods use ball-bearing carriers. The carriers are often attached to a cord to pull the drapery panels open or close. Sometimes a baton is used instead.

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