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Fly and swag curtains

custom systems

This opening combines the movement of the Fly curtain with that of the Swag curtain.The carrying bar is lifted with the curtain fastened at its top, and at the same time the two tails of the curtain are opened by means a rope that pulls a central point of each half at the corresponding top corner of the proscenium.
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The Fly and swag curtain is proper for various kinds of realization. In the sketch, the diagonal cables are sent to a fixed point. The climb up of the counterbalanced carrying bar set at the top automatically causes the traction of the cables. The diagonal cables can directly be sent also to the cage of the counterweights and and they can have a double speed. In this case the curtain, in its complete opening, it stops at around the half of its height and remains set on the sides.
A Fly and swag curtain made of ASC - Sceno260 during the movement of opening.The two tails of the curtain are drawn towards the high corner gathering the drapery, like in the Swag curtain. Theatre art deco
At the same time of opening movement, similarly to the Swag curtain the entire curtain is raised up behind the arch of the proscenium as in the Fly curtain, but without disappear completely. Theatre art deco
Fly and swag curtain manufactured with FBR - Bruxelles. Eurodisney
Fly and swag curtain manufactured with FBR - Bruxelles. Eurodisney
A small Fly and swag curtain made of FBR - Bruxelles that opened the entry to the gangway of a fashion parade. Défilé ''Christian Lacroix''
Max Littmann (1862 - 1931), Prinzregenten-Theater. Ansicht Gegen die Bühne, view of the stage of the Prinzregententheater of Munich (1900).Drawing with pencil on heliographed tracing paper, 49 x 62,7 cm.V. Morpurgo, L'avventura del sipario, Ubulibri, 1984, page 145.Littmann was a German architect very active in the production of theatres in Germany between the end of '800 and the first decades of the last century.He made several projects that illustrate, with many details and technical explanatory notes, as sophisticated and accurate were, in those times already, the design and manufacturing of curtains.
Structure
- with Truss
Layout
- straight
- shaped
Tails
- double tail and central surmount
- single tail for lateral opening

Manual operation

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Défilé ''Christian Lacroix''

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