Just before the final match starts, a tambour player beats out rhythms.—Catherine Porter James Hill, New York Times, 25 July 2023 Alongside the loveseat is a tambour credenza by Peca, sourced from 1stDibs, and a textured woven artwork by Hiroko Takeda from Colony.—Oliver Cano, ELLE Decor, 23 June 2023 So the secret to this house is tambour.—Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 22 Nov. 2020 The birch-plywood closet, with tambour doors.—Sarah Medford, WSJ, 4 Mar. 2022 Their unique materials went beyond tambour.—Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 22 Nov. 2020 So many things reflect the writing life: a Renaissance Revival writing table, a small tambour George III writing desk.—Roxana Robinson, The New Yorker, 16 Nov. 2022 Inspired by feng shui principals, the architects clad the island, storage spaces, and appliances entirely in undulating pale oak tambour.—Charles Curkin, ELLE Decor, 18 July 2022 Flexible tambour sheets wrap snuggly around the posts at the end of the bar that would have been too costly to relocate.—BostonGlobe.com, 2 Apr. 2021 See More
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Middle French, drum, from Arabic ṭanbūr, modification of Persian tabīr