Valance lighting

Valance lighting

A method of indirect lighting, by concealing the fixture behind a suspended valance, whereby the light can be directed upward or downward.
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valance lighting, pelmet lighting

Lighting furnished by light sources that are concealed and shielded by a panel parallel to the wall at the top of a window; may provide lighting in the upward and/or downward direction.
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