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Teatro Massimo

Palermo

The operating system of the Traveller curtain was realized with a rail 1L - Laser system.Notable the big drapes of the valance made with Concentric fullness making that characterize the curtain of the Teatro Massimo in an unmistakable way.
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The main curtain was manufactured in FOT - Otello, bordeaux colour and was decorated, over that with NRN - Hand-machine embroideries, with gilded NFR - Fringes.
Detail of the refined NRN - Hand-machine embroideries performed on sketch given by the theatre.
Detail of the refined NRN - Hand-machine embroideries performed on sketch given by the theatre.
The Teatro Massimo is a theatre ''all'italiana'' with a horseshoe-shaped hall with five tiers of boxes and a gallery, 3.500 seats.
1864
a competition assigns the task of the theatre project to the architect of PalermoGiovan Battista Basile
1875-1897
construction works
Years '80 and '90 of the twentieth century
restructuring
1999
remaking of the curtain

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2MS - Engine S for rail systems

Engines for tracksystems

Concentric fullness making

Fabric: typologies of workmanships

COS - Oscurante Molton

Duvetyne and blackout fabrics

FOT - Otello

Velvets

Laser

Track systems

Main curtains

Acoustic curtains

NDA - Decorative appliqués for fabrics

Trimmings

NFR - Fringes

Trimmings

Stage maskings

Acoustic curtains

Traveller curtains

Typology of curtain