Feb 22, 2011
May 7, 2012

Stained Glass Roundel with an Angel Holding a Scroll

Stained Glass Roundel with an Angel Holding a Scroll

c. 1425–1450

Stained glass (pot-metal and painted grisaille)

Diameter: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)

Dudley P. Allen Fund 1921.105


The term pot-metal refers to glass that received its color in the melting pot when various metallic oxides were added. It was then possible to paint the surface of the glass in order to outline, decorate, and define details such as eyes and hair--as may be observed on this stained glass panel.

See also
MED - Gothic
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
Dudley P. Allen Fund

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