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noun as in curtain

noun as in tapestry

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From color palette to navigation items, visitors see blinds, shutters, and drapery in all imagery and content throughout the site.

Her yellow curtains replaced the neoclassical pale blue draperies designed by Mark Hampton for George and Barbara Bush.

Tjarks, who owns a drapery company called Gotcha Covered, is a conservative Republican.

Bending, with a breaking heart, I touched the marble drapery with my lips, then crept back into the silent house.

Thompson uses elaborate drapery and ordinary objects to create mystical settings in isolated environments.

The drapery and drawing of the figures in the earlier examples are also exceptionally good.

Ronald looked at the mass of chiffon and the quivering fall of drapery before him and smiled.

Look more for the vibration of light and air on the flesh and drapery colors than for these colors in themselves.

This drawing is now covered with its drapery, which is drawn from the life in charcoal, or a frottée of some sort.

He was the first who painted woman with brilliant drapery and variegated head-dresses.


On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drapery, such as: dress, equipment, garment, gear, accoutrement, and array.

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