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What is "Baldachin" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 09-Feb-2024 (5 months, 5 days ago)
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Baldachin
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.
Baldachin
Baldachin a rich embroidered fabric of silk and gold.

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Rocker

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Flat Yarn

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