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What is "Back Drape" - Definition & Explanation

A length of material attached either at the shoulder or the waist that flows over the back to floor length. In some cases it is removable.
Back Drape - A length of material attached either at the shoulder or the waist that flows over the back to floor length. In some cases it is removable.
A piece of material that is attached to the shoulders or waist and hangs to the floor, sometimes this piece is detachable. Picture a train on a wedding gown.

Some other terms

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