A portière is a hanging curtain placed over a door or over the doorless entrance to a room. Common in wealthier households during the Victorian era, it is still used as a means of mitigating draughts. It is usually of some heavy material, such as velvet, brocade, or plush, and is often fixed upon a brass arm, moving in a socket with the opening and closing of the door.
Black Rising Portiere Rod Insulate and draught draft proof the front door while adding a unique cozy home effect. When the door is opened the rod rises and the curtain is lifted slightly off the floor to stop it catching and dragging under the door.