Detail of stained glass window in the bay of the lower chapel of La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel), 1248, Paris, France. This smaller windows with a distinctive spherical triangle shape pierces the lower walls of the building. La Sainte-Chapelle was commissioned by King Louis IX of France to house his collection of Passion Relics, including the Crown of Thorns. It is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Detail of stained glass window in the bay of the lower chapel of La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel), 1248, Paris, France. This smaller windows with a distinctive spherical triangle shape pierces the lower walls of the building. La Sainte-Chapelle was commissioned by King Louis IX of France to house his collection of Passion Relics, including the Crown of Thorns. It is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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