Les-Vaux-de-Cernay, abbaye

This would have been an early design of rose window from the second half of the C12. The original transept rose windows in Notre Dame Paris may well have been of this design, but were soon demolished in favour of the present more elaborate designs of the mid C13


Country: France, 78

Date: C12

Symmetry symbol:

Symmetry symbol Schoenflies: C4v

Symmetry absolute number: 5

Symmetry comment: Bare bones tracing of a 4mm window composed basically if circular motifs that are themselves infinitely symmetric

Photograph by: Painton Cowen