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Altar frontals

LC control no.sh2002000506
Topical headingAltar frontals
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Variant(s)Altar facings
Altar fronts
Facings, Altar
Frontals, Altar
Fronts, Altar
See alsoLiturgical objects
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Found inWork cat.: 2002387834: Filippini, C. Paliotti dipinti, 2001.
New Catholic ency., c1967 (Altar: "Besides cloth, there were also metal and wooden frontals")
Hoefler, R.C. Designed for worship, c1963: p. 35 (frontal: the front panel of the altar, historically made of wood richly painted or carved with symbols)
Petersen, J. Altar frontals, 1962: p. 4 (the frontal was not necessarily of a textile material, but could be made of precious metals, canvas, thin wood, or leather)
AAT (altar frontals UF altar facings, altar fronts; Carved decorated, embroidered or otherwise decorated panels or hangings covering the front of a Christian altar)