Back-cloth



backdrop (def 1).
Historical Examples

But the first act, with the Kentish lanes and woods for a back-cloth, must have been charming.
They and I Jerome K. Jerome

Here, a back-cloth with trees and something to do as a fountain basin.
Three Plays Luigi Pirandello

I want the back-cloth to be a city, not to represent a city, mark you, but to be a city.
The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett Compton Mackenzie

Behind these again dropped a back-cloth representing a stone balustrade, blue hills and fleecy clouds.
Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 8, 1914 Various

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