baldacchino


baldacchino

noun

  1. Also baudekin. Textiles. a silk brocade interwoven with gold or silver threads, used chiefly for ceremonial purposes.
  2. Architecture. a permanent ornamental canopy, as above a freestanding altar or throne.
  3. a portable canopy carried in religious processions.

noun

  1. a richly ornamented silk and gold brocade
  2. a canopy of fabric or stone over an altar, shrine, or throne in a Christian church or carried in Christian religious processions over an object of veneration

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