drape in

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drape (someone or something) in (something)

To loosely place something over someone or something. We draped the couch in a sheet to keep it from getting damaged in the move.
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drape someone or something in something

to wrap or cover someone or something in something. They draped her in golden silks, but she still looked like a country girl. They draped the tables in polka-dot cloth for the party.
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References in classic literature ?
His body was draped in a black shawl, and his head was bandaged in white muslin, like a mummy's; one of his long, shapely hands lay out on the black cloth; that was all one could see of him.
The Chinese embassy in Manila sent e-mail messages to media agencies, saying: "Television reports showed that Rolando Mendoza, the cold-blooded hostage-taker, was laid in his house in a coffin draped in the Philippine national flag".
The woman sits, turned toward us in a three-quarters pose, draped in a classical-looking sheet.
And not just the traditional single strand of white pearls (picture Audrey Hepburn wearing the black column dress while draped in pearls featured in the film Breakfast at Tiffany's), designers have created non-traditional pearl jewelry to meet the demand.
LOS ANGELES -- Mary Carey was handcuffed and arrested draped in a small robe, pink fishnet stockings and six-inch stiletto heels
Draped in a small robe and wearing only pink fishnet stockings and six-inch stiletto heels, the Howard Stern Radio Show favorite and Playboy TV host was led away in handcuffs along with her driver and two female club managers.