Wooden houses turned black with time are rather rare to see. Most of extremely black ones are kept in museums. Yet there is no rule without exception.
These rather somber window frames were noticed at a habitable house in the town of Gus Khrustalny (Vladimir Oblast). From the outside their shutters are almost black, whereas from inside they saved natural wooden color.
What is more, this type of shutters seems rather unique, as they cover only lower part of the window. Which may mean they protect from hooligans but not from sunshine or cold
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