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16:01 Apr 5, 2007
French to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
French term or phrase:draps d'honneur
This is from a text about Medieval painting and sculpture. I think it means the draping painted behind the characters on an altarpiece but I cannot for the life of me think of the correct term in English.
some more context:
les docteurs de l’église sont également présentés devant des draps d’honneur couvert des mêmes brocarts appliqués