tableau curtain

noun

Definition of tableau curtain

: a stage curtain that opens in the center and has its sections drawn upward as well as to the side

First Known Use of tableau curtain

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tableau curtain was in 1830

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“Tableau curtain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tableau%20curtain. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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