would have been a great idea for french doors. You could use it on your new kitchen backdoor. Simple roll up curtain under a flat pelmet in linen. Perfect idea for back door. You could also use a piece of linen like a table runner or table cloth.
This is a unique way to show off lace curtains. The top fabric can be an off white such as this, a different color lace, a print fabric or can be a solid color brought in from accents in the room. The pleating is called "Ripple Fold"