a : a decorative piece of material usually hung in loose folds and arranged in a graceful design
b : hangings of heavy fabric for use as a curtain
: the draping or arranging of materials
Examples of DRAPERY
- The painter arranged several items among drapery and began to work.
- <the drapery for the picture window matched the color of the furniture in the center of the room>
First Known Use of DRAPERY
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