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What does it mean when you dream about curtains?

To draw the curtains or experience being behind curtains suggests that the dreamer is trying to hide something from themselves or from others. Alternatively, dream curtains might allude to such common expressions as “it’s curtains.”

References in classic literature ?
Then the curtain fell, and the audience reposed and ate candy while discussing the merits of the play.
The galleries that surrounded the court were festooned with a curtain of some kind of Moorish stuff, and could be drawn down at pleasure, to exclude the beams of the sun.
Perkins had made full curtains and lambrequins of unbleached muslin, which she had trimmed and looped back with bands of Turkey red cotton.
There are the yellow curtains that Miss Nash admires so much.
That is for your impudence in answering mama awhile since," said he, "and for your sneaking way of getting behind curtains, and for the look you had in your eyes two minutes since, you rat
At the same time he turned round in his ruelle, the curtains of which, in falling, concealed the bed.
An increasing cackle of complaints, orders, and jests, and what to a European would have been bad language, came from behind the curtains.
In Spain they are all curtains - a nation of hangmen.
They described the drawing-room window-curtains of one of the houses on this side of the way, and this part of the street, as being the handsomest and best hung of any in Bath, but could not recollect the exact number, and I have been trying to find out which it could be; but I confess I can see no curtains hereabouts that answer their description.
Moreover, heavy curtains were drawn across the windows.
The drawing-room curtains at Windy Corner had been pulled to meet, for the carpet was new and deserved protection from the August sun.
Then he put on her clothes, dressed himself in her cap laid himself in bed and drew the curtains.