Example sentences for: drapery

How can you use “drapery” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Commonly appropriated items include silverware, plates, and even drapery tassels.

  • Those dueling Greek painters return in a new guise, as Mario Merz, in the Zeuxis role, covers a glass table with an array of fresh vegetables and fruit, changed daily by a New York caterer ( Spiral Table , 1982), while Christo, playing Parrhasios, conceals the familiar Cézannesque shapes--wine bottle, vase, etc.--under a drapery of canvas ( Package on a Table , 1961).

  • There were, moreover, no attempts to carve Lincoln in the nude with drapery, as there had been with Washington, no efforts to heroicize him out of his trousers, just as there were none to popularize him with comfy sportswear.

  • At the New York performance, the Israeli singer Esti Kenan Ofri spent most of the time shrouded in drapery and darkness at the foot of the podium, slowly rising and writhing only for the keening solo that ends the piece, a recitative redolent of Middle Eastern rites.

  • Here there's a fur scarf or some extra drapery added to the neck of a man's suit; there there's a man's raincoat in metallic fabric that moves in a million glittering folds.

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