Rose Window

A circular window, usually of stained glass, with symmetrical decorative tracery that resembles a rose or wheel.

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309
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rose window
rose windows
Catherine wheel windows
Catherine-wheel windows
marigold windows
wheel windows
windows, rose
roosvensters Dutch
roosvenster Dutch
rosaces French
rosace French
rosetones Spanish
rosetón Spanish
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Circular windows containing patterned tracery, particularly stained glass windows that are divided into compartments by mullions radiating from a center, or filled with tracery suggestive of the form of a rose or wheel.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300003054. The J. Paul Getty Trust.