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Wood in the service of mankind, 5 : arabian doors and windows

From rustic and ornamented to fake and secure: the march of progress…

collection of traditional window shutters

traditional wooden lock (not a hairbrush!)

rustic door – pure craft, and not much art

functional and decorative

elaboration

complexity

colorful but muted

modern colours

modern preservatives

 

traditional theme in the kitchen

 

strictly for the tourist

metal takes over – safe and secure, but no longer wooden