altar screen


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altar screen

A richly decorated partition of stone, wood, or metal, separating the altar from the space behind it.
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Perhaps Romero's greatest breakthrough came in 1984 when, in preparation for painting an altar screen on commission, she made a tour of the old village churches of northern New Mexico.
The original altar screen, corbels, and vigas are in good shape.
Identification as a Christian house of worship is based on the orientation of the apse to the east as well as fragments of altar screens and an altar.
Worshippers sing, dance and clap to Bono's tunes, such as Pride (In the Name of Love), reading lyrics from altar screens.