Baldachino


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Baldachino

A permanent canopy over a throne or altar, supported by four columns.

baldachin, baldacchino, baldachino, baldaquin, ciborium

An ornamental canopy over an altar, usually supported on columns, or a similar form over a tomb or throne.
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The blue dome of the baldachino--a canopy-like structure over the altar--is illuminated using metal halide floodlights, while the underside of the baldachino houses recessed adjustable halogen lights that graze its rose-colored granite columns and provide additional illumination of the altar and adjacent area.
It took a good challenge by Robert Raeside to deny Baldachino a clear sight at goal after Bingham had set him up.
There are essays on the arches, mosaics, the baldachino, the flooring, crypt, chapels, tapestries and architecture.
At center stage, the Virgin Mary rests atop a storm drain where the baldachino would be.
He called it "the nearest counterpart to a Renaissance studio that you could find" During that time he designed the baldachino ceiling for the Franciscan Monastery in Washington and a 345-foot mural for St.
together Caroline Whitwam and Charles Williams toast their coming blessing at St Paul's Cathedral in London and The Baldachino and altar of St.
And there was another boost before today's Scottish League Second Division game against Ayr United with the decision of the SFA to rescind the red card given to Ryan Baldachino against Stirling Albion last week.
Rowan Alexander's side dominated and David Bingham and Ryan Baldachino went close before the latter was given his second yellow 19 minutes from time.
Gretna were denied a third when Deuchar was penalised for pushing Keith Knox as he nodded home another Baldachino cross.
There is also a large golden baldachino - a pillared canopy - which covers the high altar built in the 20th century by Scottish architect John Ninian Comper.