French Prayer Chair

PRAYER CHAIR or PRIE DIEU

A priedieu (French: literally, “pray [to] God”, plural priedieux) is a type of prayer desk primarily intended for private devotional use, but may also be found in churches. … The priedieu appears not to have received its present name until the early 17th century. ┬áIt is intended to be knelt on where one can place a book or their elbows for prayer.

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