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ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)
From Italian baldacchino, a rich silk fabric from Baghdad A canopy of such material, or of wood, stone, etc , either permanently installed over an altar, throne, or doorway, or constructed in portable form to be carried in religious processions See ciborium
A canopy of silk or some other material installed over a crypt, an altar, or throne These are often seen in portable forms for the purpose of processions (Hartt)
Canopy supported on columns over an altar
Freestanding canopy of stone, wood, or metal over an altar or tomb. The Italian term baldacchino originally referred to brocaded material from Baghdad hung as a canopy over an altar or throne. The characteristic architectural form consists of four columns supporting entablatures, which carry miniature colonnades topped by a pyramidal or gabled roof. Gian Lorenzo Bernini's famous bronze baldachin (1624-33) stands at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
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
A portable canopy borne over shrines, etc
in procession
a structure in the form of a canopy placed over an altar or a throne
A rich brocade; baudekin
Architectural canopy supported by slender columns marking and enclosing a specific spot in the church, usually the altar
{i} permanent ornamental canopy over an alter or tomb (Architecture); portable canopy used in religious processions; silk cloth interwoven with silver or gold threads and used for ceremonial purposes