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2008-07-02 00:00:18

By GLENN PRICE An ark that Noah himself would have been proud of will take centre stage tomorrow as St Matthias Church celebrates its 150th anniversary. The Rev Janyce Pringle, a member of the clergy team at the Torquay church, and her friends have built the boat for a performance of the popular musical Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo. The show, written by award-winning duo Michael Flanders and Joseph Horovitz, tells the Biblical tale of Noah and the flood. Janyce hopes the show,...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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