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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Previously fitted with fluorescent sources along their inner rims, the large dome above the altar and the interior of the baldachino have been retrofitted with 2,700K LED fixtures.
Baldachino crossed, Deuchar climbed to power in a header that Mathers pushed out only for Bingo to drive the rebound high into the net.
Rowan Alexander's men were denied a third when Deuchar was adjudged to have pushed Keith Knox as he nodded home another Baldachino cross.
In the middle of the 20th century, secret excavations beneath the great baldachino of St.
They were never troubled at Raith Rovers and went ahead after four minutes when David Bingham and Ryan Baldachino combined to set up last season's leading scorer Kenny Deuchar.
Gretna were denied a third when Deuchar was penalised for pushing Keith Knox as he nodded home another Baldachino cross.
Other features include a Huddersfield-built 1908 Conacher organ and a large golden baldachino - a pillared canopy - which covers the high altar.
In addition, Medina said, "it would seem" that the original high altar with its baldachino, a domed canopy, "should be retained, given also that it is a most suitable location for the reservation of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Although Dean Shields has recovered from a leg injury and takes his place on the bench, manager Rowan Alexander still cannot call upon another of his prolific scorers Ryan Baldachino who although back in training is not yet ready to resume.
includes a $750,000 allotment for the removal and installation of Austrian stained-glass windows, a pipe organ, Carrera marble altars, pews and sacristy cabinets, a wood baldachino, 16-foot granite pillars and other artwork and furnishings.