Examples of drapery in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of drapery from the Web
The last time substantial restoration was performed for the lighting, draperies, upholstery and other elements of the estate was in the 1960s, said Stan Hywet Curator and Director of Museum Services Julie Frey.
According to the Star Tribune, the NCAA requires that the lighting during shootarounds and games must be the same for all four teams, so some sort of curtain or drapery must be installed to block outside light.
At one end of the smaller room, sheer black chiffon drapery fills a doorway.
Though choosing drapery is an often trying process, drapes can make a room.
The court beauties, revealing only slightly less bosom in their tumbling pseudo-classical draperies, ringlets, and pearls, have a marshmallow allure of their own in portraits by Sir Peter Lely and Sir Godfrey Keller.
The luncheon, planned for almost 10 months by Lucy, her mother, and grandmother, features stunning floral arrangements (including ones hanging from the ballroom ceiling!), glittery centerpieces, and coronation-worthy draperies.
Kehoe will soon hang new draperies and wallpaper from Amen's wildflower collection in colors that have softened from their original bright palette.
Aubrey: Velvet is super big right now — in draperies, couches and chairs.
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First Known Use of drapery
DRAPERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drapery for English Language Learners
: long heavy curtains
: a decorative cloth that is arranged or hung in loose folds
DRAPERY Defined for Kids
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