noun, plural i·co·nos·ta·ses [ahy-kuh-nos-tuh-seez] /ˌaɪ kəˈnɒs təˌsiz/. Eastern Church.
Origin of iconostasis
Examples from the Web for iconostasis
Historical Examples of iconostasis
This resembles the Greek iconostasis, the screen on which the “icons” or sacred pictures are placed.
On the east is the Iconostasis, dividing the 'Holy of Holies' from the rest of the church.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text
In front of the iconostasis was an "Entombment," surrounded with young grass amid which little lamps shone.
At Easter time two processional crosses of silver and a Resurrection banner decorate the church outside the iconostasis.
The iconostasis is of the seventeenth century; the paintings are covered with silver plates.