The cordless roman shade makes a statement whether up or down. its 100Percent blackout fabric extends and pleats beautifully. the pull handle is hidden within the bottom pleat and allows the shade to simply glide into any position. Its seven inch valance hides the pleated shade when completely retracted for a clean and polished look. The cordless roman shade is completely cords free, giving you Peace of mind if used around children or pets. the luxuriously soft blackout fabric is 100Percent polyester and easy to care for; simply dust or vacuum. Included brackets accommodate inside or outside mounting.