Posts, often fitted with horizontal rods, that enclose the ends of Christian altars, from which curtains are hung. The riddel posts may be surmounted by candleholders or sculptures of angels with instruments of the Passion.

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Posts, often fitted with horizontal rods, that enclose the ends of Christian altars, from which curtains are hung. The riddel posts may be surmounted by candleholders or sculptures of angels with instruments of the Passion.

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Riddel Posts
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021