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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Altar-Carpet


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a carpet spread in front of the altar, over the steps of the deacon and subdeacon, as well as over the whole of the upper platform, or predella, on which the officiant stands to minister. In mediaeval times Eastern carpets were commonly used for this purpose. Modern changes have not as yet produced anything superior or more fitting. Green is the proper color for use, as harmonizing with any other shade of green, and as contrasting duly and well with all the other ecclesiastical colors.


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Altar-Carpet'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/a/altar-carpet.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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