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drapery

1. fabric or clothing arranged and draped
2. curtains or hangings that drape
3. Brit the occupation or shop of a draper
4. fabrics and cloth collectively
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It was only "bubble-bubble," and burr oaks were turned into marble tables, tall tamaracks into draperied bedsteads, lakes into looking-glasses, and huge expanses of wet marsh into velvet couches, and carpets from the looms of Agra and of Ind.
His description of this beauty would be familiar to any reader of the annuals: "My queen of the night was attired in simple though richly draperied robes of white satin, with only a garland of shamrocks, formed of emeralds and diamonds in her raven hair" (III, 201), that is to say, she is dressed in exactly the sort of costume found in the annuals, portraits of women with pretensions to symbolic status, as indicated in Cecil by the emerald and diamond shamrocks in her hair.