Well, we can guess that it is a French word … it is really a specific type of closed arm chair!
There are all sorts of terms and descriptions in the Interior Design world. All styles have deep roots to parts of the world throughout time, from European Renaissance to Asian Dynasty to Egyptian Empirical Eras.
Here is another…
A Bishop's Sleeve…
Should sound simple – is it really part of a religious garment?
Well maybe if he is a Designer - but no, it refers to a drapery panel style seen here:
There is also cross over into the world of Fashion and Couture with Interior Design. As you can see, this is also a bishops sleeve design detail in this Gown:
If you really want to know more, check out the new section on our website: Interior Design Terms and Glossary! You can see it here: http://www.whldesign.com/glossary.html
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