Baldaquin



Also, baudekin. Textiles. a silk brocade interwoven with gold or silver threads, used chiefly for ceremonial purposes.
Architecture. a permanent ornamental canopy, as above a freestanding altar or throne.
a portable canopy carried in religious processions.
Historical Examples

It is quite isolated, and has neither flanking columns nor a baldaquin.
The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine Francis Miltoun

noun
a richly ornamented silk and gold brocade
a canopy of fabric or stone over an altar, shrine, or throne in a Christian church or carried in Christian religious processions over an object of veneration

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