Antependium

An antependium (from Latin ante- and pendēre `to hang before`; pl: antependia), also known as a parament or hanging, or, when speaking specifically of the hanging for the altar, an altar frontal (Latin: pallium altaris), is a decorative piece, usually of textile, but also metalwork, stone or other material that can adorn a Christian altar, lect.....
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Antependium

• (n.) The hangings or screen in front of the altar; an altar cloth; the frontal.
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Antependium

An`te·pen'di·um noun [ Late Latin , from Latin ante + pendere to hang.] (Eccl.) The hangings or screen in front of the altar; an altar cloth; the frontal. Smollett.
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Antependium

A hanging for the front of the altar, originally of cloth but used to describe any kind of decoration in this position. Also called a FRONTAL . See also reredos.
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antependium

antependium A decorative cloth that hangs on the front of an altar, pulpit, or lectern; such as, a covering of silk or a painted panel.
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antependium

covering or cloth over pulpit or altar
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Antependium

Decorated frontispiece to an altar, featuring allegorical figures in tapestry or carved forms.
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