baldachin

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ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)

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Inside,one is transfixed by the sheer opulence of Bernini's baroque stained-glass window, the grandeur of his altar canopy and the massiveness of Michaelangelo's dome.
Inside, one is transfixed by the sheer opulence of Bernini's Baroque stained glass window, the grandeur of his altar canopy and the massiveness of Michaelangelo's dome.