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
Birchfield and Olson are abstractionists, and as such not interested in translating random stains on walls or stones into battle scenes or drapery.
The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery.
In the 130 guest rooms are theatrical green floor-to-ceiling draperies, buttery leatherette headboards, Art Deco Lucite lamps that feel elegant without going over the top, and HDTV flat-panel televisions.
John Lewis began in 1864 as a drapery shop on London’s Oxford Street and has since transformed into a barometer of sorts for Britain’s aspirational middle class, with 48 stores across the country.
The show includes several choice Alma-Tadema canvases, exemplifying his elegant, anecdotal imagery and his gift for rendering beautiful skin tones, complex drapery, luminous marble architecture and varied qualities of Mediterranean light.
Olson's multilayered window treatment addresses both problems in three fell swoops—draperies, sheers, and blackout lining.
The look’s columnar elements and delicate drapery evoked the antique, so Rebecca topped the look with a laurel wreath–inspired headpiece, by Israeli jeweler Keren Wolf, which was a delicate crown of tiny gold leaves and pearls.
The 99 rooms and suites are compact and supremely comfortable (complimentary Wi-Fi and telephone calls are a nice touch) and designed in a muted palette (toile draperies are the only decorative flourish).
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'drapery.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of drapery
DRAPERY Defined for English Language Learners
DRAPERY Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up drapery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).