Definition of tableau curtains in English:

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tableau curtains

plural noun

(In the theatre) a pair of curtains drawn open by diagonal cords fixed to the lower inner corners.
Example sentences
  • It is equipped with two sets of tableau curtains.
  • As well as the new flying system, the theatre has recently been repainted and has new heating, a new Box Office, new hall curtains and new main tableau curtains, plus tiered seating.
  • The principle of putting on and off the sails is like the theatre tableau curtains.
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