altar frontal


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altar frontal

An ornamental hanging or panel for the front of an altar.
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That explains the rather surprising fact that, despite the broad title, half of the essays concentrate on Danish altar frontals.
Almost 100 people attended the service, featuring the Bishop of Pontefract, who preached and dedicated the new altar frontal.
My hair matches the church's altar frontal and vestments very well.
The altar frontal has been removed to reveal a rickety old table, clothed only with worn cloths which have been used in the creation of the piece, and a jar containing water and the dust from the floor, in front of the Cross.
The pall is a richly embroidered altar frontal from the 15th century, the ancient Buckland Bowl was once a bridal bowl, and the east window was fine glass from the end of the 15th century.
The second piece is an altar frontal showing the Virgin and Child on gold cloth utilizing much gold thread.
There is a new altar frontal at the Cathedral for the Christmas season - designed by the artistic director, Sister Anthony and her helpers - conveying the message of this and every Christmas.
Now his wife and friends have published a beautiful book on his life and work--windows, calligraphy, altar frontals, church furniture and watercolours.
Kennedy pulled the old altar frontals, banners, hangings, veils, corporals, palls, fair linen cloths from the cupboards, they began to get excited.
Beautifully worked altar frontals have been set up, including a pristine version of 1890 from Ulgham.
This will include a collection of people's memories of the chapel, together with altar frontals and fair linen cloths made by the women of the Diocese, including clergy wives, when the chapel opened.
Outstanding in a rich display of precious and elaborate confections are a 16th-century harness set belonging to one of the viceroys through whom the Spanish kings ruled Sicily, 17th-century Trapani coralwork, and magnificent altar frontals, some in solid silver, some in richly embroidered silk, with gold and silver thread and coral beads.