740/840/745/845 MARQUISOLETTE

The innovative Marquisolette is part vertical shade and part window awning. Practical for large windows it is an aesthetically pleasing way to manage light and heat. When extended, the shade prevents sunlight from damaging furnishings and heating interiors, while maintaining views with sufficient light and air flow. When not needed, the shade fully retracts into the protection of a small, sleek cassette.

740/840/745/845 MARQUISOLETTE

  • Custom made to the precise dimensions of your project
  • Offered in both square (740/745) and round cassettes (840/845)
  • Offered in both flush mount (740/840) installation or stand-off fixture (745/845)
  • Available in 3 standard cassette colors and 162 custom colors
  • Premium High-Tech Fabrics in hundreds of color selections


  • Maximum width is 9.8′, minimum 2.5′
  • Maximum extension is 9.8′, minimum 3.9′
  • Two units may be coupled, each with a maximum width of 8.2′

The Marquisolette window shade has a sturdy, functional, elegant design that offers generous shade and flexible sun control with stability, even in windy conditions.

Product Features

  • Sturdy extruded aluminum cassette is only 4″ in height
  • Gas piston arms provide high cover tension and wind resistance
  • Automatic locking device in guide tracks prevent lifting in high winds
  • All components protected against corrosion
  • Stainless steel side cheek coated in protective plastic and powder coated
  • Broad selection of brackets for flexibility in installation

Options and Operation


Wind sensor

Vibrabox wind sensor retracts awning in high wind for maximum safety.


Operating options

Manual operation from either outside (standard) or inside, hard wired to a switch, or operation with radio remote control.


Anti-corrosion treatment

Our special anti-corrosion treatment is applied before the powder coating to all components—brackets, guide rails, arms, cassettes. It is recommended for all installations in harsh environments and within a half-mile of the ocean.

The Marquisolette is offered in the following standard colors. In addition, the cassette may be custom colored in 162 Dupont RAL colors (delivery times extended).

  • Traffic White
  • Metallic Aluminum
  • Grey Brown

Markilux offers a complete range of premium, high-tech awning fabrics for the M740/840/745/845 in an unmatched range of colors. Each of our awning fabrics meets the highest standards for UV Protection, Color Fastness and Weather Resistance. For commercial installations, we can provide awning fabrics that meet the strictest US and Canadian fire codes.

Sunsilk Nano-Clean, in 77 colors, is a silky, polyester fabric that is self-cleaning, has superior color brilliance and luminescence, and a low winding circumference for durable beauty. It is quick drying, resistant to dirt and grease, color fast, UV resistant and provides superior sun protection.


Sunvas Nano-Clean, in 134 colors, is a breakthrough technology from Markilux. It offers all of the performance benefits of Sunsilk SNC but with a soft, velvety feel and texture perfect for the North American lifestyle. Sunvas also provides a gentle and appealing luminosity.


Perfotex, in 9 colors, is spun-dyed acrylic with a special aluminum pigmentation to resist light, heat and weather. This permeable fabric is woven to leave it pleasantly transparent and reduce the possibility of damaging water troughs. Perfotex is coated with Teflon to resist dirt, grease, water and oil.

Sunsilk Perla FR, in 11 colors, is Sunsilk fabric with a special coating that renders it waterproof and fire retardant (meets European fire standard). Its matte white underside allows for a pleasant, light atmosphere in the evening. It is a desirable option for any waterproof awning, especially with pitched awnings, or horizontal awnings with guttering systems and gap cover profiles.

Sunvas Perla, in 14 colors, has all of the performance characteristics of Sunvas, but adds a transparent coating to make it waterproof and impervious to the effects of weather. Sunvas Perla offers exceptional UV protection, weather protection and beautiful look and feel.

Sunvas Transolair, in 15 colors, results from a special perforating technique that ensures transparency as well as light, air and wind permeability. Transolair has all the benefits of Sunvas fabric while maintaining desired views.