meaning of Antependium

Antependium meaning in General Dictionary

The hangings or display screen as you're watching altar an altar cloth the front

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  • The hangings or display screen at the altar; an altar cloth; the frontal.

Antependium - German to English

antependium

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  • pulpit dangling

Antependium meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The hangings or display screen in front of the altar; an altar cloth; the front.


Sentence Examples with the word Antependium

The cathedral has a Romanesque Gothic portal of 1332 by a Roman marble worker named Deodatus, and the interior is decorated in the Baroque style, but still retains the pointed vaulting of 1154, introduced into Italy by French Benedictines; it contains a splendid silver antependium by the 15th-century goldsmith Nicolo di Guardiagrele (1433-48).

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