$196.35 – $615.30 inc. GST
Altar Cloths are sized to fit your Altar exactly from front to back and to hang over the sides to a point at least ½ way to the floor. 18” (46 cm) is a typical length.
Altar Cloths are traditionally embroidered with Crosses. 4 small at each corner and one slightly larger in the centre of the cloth
Cloths are hemmed with a double turnover of 5cm with corners mitred.
POLYESTER LINEN IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BEING CREASE, STAIN AND SHRINK RESISTANT
When ordering please supply (Call 03 5482 4788):-
a) Total length of Cloth required (inclusive of drops at ends of Altar)
b) Length of Altar Top
c) Width of Altar Top
P. Blashki & Sons are not only manufacturers and suppliers of high quality regalia but have been for over 160 years. We proudly offer these Altar Cloths.
Sized to fit your Altar exactly from front to back, the Altar cloths hang over the sides to a point at least ½ way to the floor.
18” (46 cm) is a typical length.
Traditionally embroidered with 4 small Crosses at each corner and one slightly larger Cross in the centre of the cloth.
Regalia is tailor-made with care to your individual measurements and manufactured by our highly qualified staff in Melbourne. In addition, we use only the finest quality fabrics available.
Various religious groups use An altar cloth to cover an altar. The Catholic Church use it as a sign of respect towards the holiness of the altar. Because many altars are made of wood and are often ornate and unique, the cloth may then be used to protect the altar surface. In other cases, the cloth serves to beautify a rather mundane construction underneath.
Special cloths (not necessarily made of linen) cover the altar in many Christian churches both during services and celebrations, and when the altar is not in use. In the early 20th century the Roman Catholic Church considered only linen or hemp to be acceptable as material for altar cloths. The Anglican Communion had similar rules in that period.
In the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion, all of the linen cloths are white, including their decoration. Other more decorative cloths sometimes used to decorate the front and back of the altar are: