Detail of a window group in the nave of the upper chapel of La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel), 1248, Paris, France. Each window group has four lancets topped by three rose windows. La Sainte-Chapelle was commissioned by King Louis IX of France to house his collection of Passion Relics, including the Crown of Thorns, and is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Detail of a window group in the nave of the upper chapel of La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel), 1248, Paris, France. Each window group has four lancets topped by three rose windows. La Sainte-Chapelle was commissioned by King Louis IX of France to house his collection of Passion Relics, including the Crown of Thorns, and is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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