What is the meaning of the furniture term Rolltop?

The term rolltop refers to a type of furniture, commonly desks or cabinets, that feature a flexible slatted door or cover which can be rolled up or down to open or close the piece. The rolltop design allows for easy access to the contents of the furniture while also providing privacy and protection when closed. The slatted door typically rolls into a recessed area within the furniture, keeping the surface neat and tidy. Rolltop furniture is known for its stylish appearance and functional design. In desks, a tambour or flexible cylindrical hood drawn down as a lid.
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