forecloth

forecloth

(ˈfɔːˌklɒθ)
n
a cloth hung over the front of something, esp an altar
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Later, during the remainder of the season, I would often watch the show from the Flies - an area above the stage where decorative forecloths were hung while scenery changes were made.