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What is "Baldachin" - Definition & Explanation

Baldachin a rich embroidered fabric of silk and gold.
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.

Some other terms

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Lace-making is an ancient craft. A lace fabric is lightweight openwork fabric, patterned, either by machine or by hand, with open holes in the work. The holes can be formed via removal of threads or...
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The distance between the beginning of one complete pattern in the fabric weave, print, or design and the beginning of the next identical pattern. Fabric may have vertical or horizontal repeats or...

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