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PIPE BATTEN [1 record]

Record 1 1992-06-30


Subject field(s)
  • Showplaces and Facilities (Performing Arts)
  • Theatre and Opera

A batten flown above the stage, to which can be attached lighting instruments, scenic units, draperies, etc.


Any horizontal scaffold tube is known as a bar (pipe in America) and any vertical is a boom.


  • Salles et installations de spectacles
  • Théâtre et Opéra

Tube d'acier de 3 à 5 cm de diamètre suspendu au gril par des fils mobiles permettant un réglage à hauteur convenable pour l'équipement des décors et rideaux dans les cintres ou la suspension d'appareils d'éclairages.


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