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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 ?
With formal furniture, curtains are out of place; and an extensive volume of drapery of any kind is, under any circumstance, irreconcilable with good taste - the proper quantum, as well as the proper adjustment, depending upon the character of the general effect.
Then the curtain fell, and the audience reposed and ate candy while discussing the merits of the play.
She timidly put her hand through the curtains, and took Miss Letitia's hand.
The piano I could not see now; but on the other hand I had a very oblique downward view of the curtains drawn across the cabin and cutting off the forward part of it just about the level of the skylight-end and only an inch or so from the end of the table.
He withdrew the curtains, noticing, to his surprise, the heavy shutters which their folds had partly concealed.
It was quite clear that she was not taking her daughter down to be wedded, or the curtains would have been laced home and the guard would have allowed no one near the car.
Barker drew aside the curtain, and showed that the long, diamond-paned window was open to its full extent.
I mounted into the window-seat: gathering up my feet, I sat cross-legged, like a Turk; and, having drawn the red moreen curtain nearly close, I was shrined in double retirement.
At length she rallied, drew aside the curtain, and leaning over the pillow gazed intently on Valentine.
The windows of the study were barred and locked, and heavy dark curtains closed them in.
William promptly shut the window and drew the curtains.
Next, when the curtain rose on full stage, the dogs were trained to make a great barking.