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Teatro San Carlo

Naples

The curtain was realized with Vertical fullness making 20% with FOR - Orfeo, special red color and lined with HST300 - Satin Trevira 300.
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The curtain can work as a Fly curtain, Traveller curtain and Swag curtain.
The curtain can work as a Fly curtain, Traveller curtain and Swag curtain.
The historical curtain, painted in 1854 by Giuseppe Mancinelli, represents a symbolic Parnassus that reunites, together with Dante Alighieri, some among the greatest Greek and Latin poets, among which Humerus and Virgil.
The valance, realized with Flat making, is decorated at its top by five draperies realized with Concentric fullness making.
Detail of the NDA - Decorative appliqués for fabrics of the valance.
Detail of the NDA - Decorative appliqués for fabrics with NFR - Fringes and NFI - Tassels realized custom.
The curtain with NDA - Decorative appliqués for fabrics during its realization.
The Teatro San Carlo is a theatre ''all'italiana'' with a horseshoe-shaped hall, with five tiers of boxex and a gallery, 2.260 seats.
1737
inauguration

1816
restructuring after the partial destruction caused by a fire

1989
restoration
2001
remaking of the curtain
Design
Mauro Carosi

See also ...

Flat making

Fabric: typologies of workmanships

Fly curtains

Typology of curtain

FOR - Orfeo

Velvets

NDA - Decorative appliqués for fabrics

Trimmings

Vertical fullness making

Fabric: typologies of workmanships