Wow, so there is lots of different kinds of stage curtains that vary both in design and construction. I’ve picked out a few images as reference points but a quick and brief explanation for the various types of stage curtains and their classifications:
IMAGES AND STYLES:
Now here are some fancy ones, but its good to view a broad spectrum.
A pretty ah-mazing curtain:
From the Marlinsky in Russia to Blackpool Grand…
Here’s something a little less flashy…
Proscenium curtain with painted backdrop
Austrian curtain (one fabric piece ruched to scallop when pulled up).