drapery

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  • Info Drapery is a general word referring to cloths or textiles (Old French draperie, from Late Latin drappus). more...
  • He entered the drapery trade and spent a number of years in London.
  • She had thrown back the drapery that covered her head and the bright light fell upon her face. Cited from Marietta, by F. Marion Crawford
  • They fixed their eyes upon the drapery of the library window -- which was drawn together. Cited from Brood of the Witch-Queen, by Sax Rohmer
  • At the same time his heads are beautiful, and his drapery is classic. Cited from The Old Masters and Their Pictures, by Sarah Tytler
  • I could see the drapery shape itself about a form. Cited from The Singing Mouse Stories, by Emerson Hough
  • A similar shape can be seen in the falling drapery on the right.
  • The store sold a large range of goods from a drapery department to coal.
  • The statue represents a young woman of more than life size, standing in drapery.
  • So much of modern art, in poetry as in painting, runs to mere drapery. Cited from Studies in Literature, by John Morley
  • He stood still and looked on the straight motionless figure, covered with its drapery of white. Cited from Three People, by Pansy
  • The brothers changed the business and starting selling new lines taking the business away from a drapery to a department store.
  • His father worked in his mother's family drapery business, and also pursued a career as an artist.
  • He may therefore also have made general drapery, and gloves, as is sometimes suggested.
  • Then she looked towards the iron gate, and caught sight of the little coffin under the white drapery. Cited from A Love Episode, by Emile Zola
  • There she lay in her flowing white drapery, with her hands generally folded. Cited from Memories, by Max Muller
  • Her parents were both amateur musicians who ran a drapery business.
  • The arms in the smaller one are supported by the falling drapery. Cited from Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, . . ., by William Griffith
  • Or, as one has said, he would be a mere drapery painter, nothing within the dress. Cited from The Destiny of the Soul, by William Rounseville Alger
  • After a short spell as an insurance agent he ran a small drapery business in the town.
  • The business expanded rapidly and soon became the leading drapery in the prosperous town.
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Synonyms of drapery

Meaning of drapery

  • noun Cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds