He had what most people would consider the trappings of a middle-class life.
The sketches imitated the trappings of real relationships but within a fantasy world of love and betrayal.
The Emanuel boys seem to have carried this tradition—and other trappings of cozy Jewish family life—into adulthood.
"ornamental covering for a horse," late 14c., from Middle English trappe "cloth for a horse" (c.1300), later "personal effects" (mid-15c.), alteration of Middle French drap "cloth" (see drape (n.)).