Baldachin

In architecture a baldachin or baldacchino, is a structure in form of a canopy, sometimes supported by columns, and sometimes suspended from the roof or projecting from the wall; generally placed over an altar; as in the baldachin over the High Altar in St. Peter's. Baldachins are common in Baroque churches.
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baldachin

[n] - ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)
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Baldachin

Bal'da┬Ěchin noun [ Late Latin baldachinus , baldechinus , a canopy of rich silk carried over the host; from Bagdad , Italian Baldacco , a city in Turkish Asia from whence these rich silks came: confer Italian baldacchino . Confer Baudekin .] 1. A ric...
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baldachin

noun ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)
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Baldachin

• (n.) A rich brocade; baudekin. • (n.) A portable canopy borne over shrines, etc., in procession. • (n.) A structure in form of a canopy, sometimes supported by columns, and sometimes suspended from the roof or projecting from the wall; generally placed over an altar; as, the baldachin in St. Peter`s.Baldachin: words in the definiti...
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baldachin

(from the article `baldachin`) in architecture, the canopy over an altar or tomb, supported on columns, especially when freestanding and disconnected from any enclosing wall. The ... ...cotton, and wool are the norm, but the well-to-do have always worn garments made from rich fabrics with a silk base. Several of the most famous of ... ...
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baldachin

in architecture, the canopy over an altar or tomb, supported on columns, especially when freestanding and disconnected from any enclosing wall. The ... [5 related articles]
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Baldachin

A baldachin, or baldaquin (from baldacchino), is a canopy of state over an altar or throne. It had its beginnings as a cloth canopy,{efn|Baldac is a medieval Latin form for Baghdad, whence fine silks reached Europe.} but in other cases it is a sturdy, permanent architectural feature, particularly over high altars in cathedrals, where such a struct...
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Baldachin

Refers to rich drapery supported by rods and decorated with fringes, used as a shelter and portable ornament (procession of the Blessed Sacrament), or stable ornament (altar, seat)
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Baldachin

ornamental canopy covering statues (fig.3, F).
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baldachin

rich embroidered silk and gold fabric
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