[ UK /bˈɔːldɐt‍ʃˌɪn/ ]
  1. ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)
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  • Additional options include erecting a sizable ornamental canopy or baldachin over the tabernacle, or setting the tabernacle within the apsidal wall or against the backdrop of a decorated reredos. Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend: "Concerning the Central Placement and Noble Design of Tabernacles..."
  • What is more, above the baldachino is Michelangelo's dome, which is based on the dome of the Pantheon.
  • The whole forms a remarkable three-dimensional baldachin for the chapel, as sculptural as it is architectural.
  • The centerpiece depicts the empress enthroned under a baldachin and surrounded by figures of Hercules, Minerva, Mars, and other gods celebrating her military achievements.
  • In this image, the bishop carries a monstrance under the shelter of a portable baldachin decorated with the images of various saints and martyrs.
  • Whereas Gossaert's outer frame conceals the termination of the baldachins, the replica extends them to their projected spires and highest vaults.
  • On the surrounding walls are photocopied renderings of ornate twisted columns that evoke Bernini's monumental baldachin in St. Peter's - which is surmounted by a golden orb.
  • Tabernacle signified in the Middle Ages sometimes a ciborium-altar, a structure resting on pillars and covered with a baldachino that was set over an altar, sometimes an ostensory or monstrance, a tower-shaped vessel for preserving and exhibiting relics and the The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon
  • Constantine Fighting the Lion" from a twelve-piece set, plus baldachin with dossal, of the Story of Constantine Design and cartoon by Pietro da Cortona, ca. 1636 'Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor'
  • Here Mr. Stroik has successfully orchestrated a hierarchy of scales in form and space that includes the majestic crossing and apse; the great piers supporting the dome; the pilasters carrying a massive, uninterrupted entablature; the gorgeous baldachin looming over the main altar — and so on down the line. A Return to Grace
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