The draperies on the wall were drawn aside, as if by an invisible hand.
Softness, fragrance, draperies beneath which beat life and warmth.
There she held the draperies to one side while she pushed back one of the oak panels.
There, half concealed by the draperies, he communed and reasoned with himself.
She was about fifteen feet high, and her draperies reached to the ground.
The position of the bed, the idea of the draperies all are parallel.
Her writing-table was in part sharply outlined against the window, and part of it was lost in the shadow of the draperies.
He walked over to a curtained doorway, and drew aside the draperies.
And Paul turned away with a sigh, drawing the draperies gently together, as if to shut out the memories of the past.
Once I gets him behind the draperies I shoots it at him straight.
early 14c., "cloth, textiles," from Old French draperie (12c.) "weaving, cloth-making, clothes shop," from drap (see drape (n.)). From late 14c. as "place where cloth is made; cloth market." Meaning "stuff with which something is draped" is 1680s.