A Parament or Parement; (from Late Latin "paramentum", adornment, "parare", to prepare, equip), a term applied by ancient writers to the hangings or ornaments of a room of state. Later it has referred to the liturgy hangings on and around the altar, as well as the cloths hanging from the pulpit and lectern. In many usages, it is synonymous with altar cloth.

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