Jib door


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(Arch.) a door made flush with the wall, without dressings or moldings; a disguised door.

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Many of the original built-in display cases still survive, including one behind a hidden jib door. The family moved out before 1972, when it became a boarding school, and in 2013 the property was again open to the public.
Totally different but equally staggering are two vast watercolours--102 and 152 cm tall--each entirely devoted to a wall of books: one a vertiginous view of a tower of giant folios seen from below in the National Art Library at the V&A; the other a monumental bay in the baroque Prunksaal of the imperial library in the Hofburg at Vienna, bathed in a mellow golden light, with the bindings and the inlaid-wood surrounds all painted in translucent shades of brown, interrupted by a jib door opening to the bleached white light of an outer room.