drapery

  1. hanging cloth used as a blind
  2. cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

drapery

[n] - cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds
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drapery

In art, the representation of the folds in material. As such folds are very difficult to portray, particularly rich velvets, silks, and satins, artists and sculptors have used drapery as an...
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Drapery

Dra'per·y noun ; plural Draperies . [ French draperie .] 1. The occupation of a draper; cloth-making, or dealing in cloth. Bacon. 2. Cloth, or woolen stuffs in general. « People who ought to be weighing out grocery or measuring out drapery ....
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Drapery

• (n.) The occupation of a draper; cloth-making, or dealing in cloth. • (n.) A textile fabric used for decorative purposes, especially when hung loosely and in folds carefully disturbed; as: (a) Garments or vestments of this character worn upon the body, or shown in the representations of the human figure in art. (b) Hangings of a room or...
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drapery

depiction in drawing, painting, and sculpture of the folds of clothing. Techniques of rendering drapery clearly distinguish not only artistic ... [3 related articles]
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drapery

a draped fabric window treatment
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Drapery

Drapery describes the clothes or hangings with which any object is draped or hung; specifically in sculpture and painting the term drapery refers to the representation of the clothing or dress of human figures.
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drapery

In art, the representation of the folds in material. As such folds are very difficult to portray, particularly rich velvets, silks, and satins, artists and sculptors have used drapery as an important `signature` of their type of work. Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, and Matthias Grünewald are among those who have made particu...
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