Université de Fribourg

Swiss stained-glass panels: an analytical study

Machado, Andreia ; Wolf, Sophie ; Alves, Luis C. ; Katona-Serneels, Ildiko ; Serneels, Vincent ; Trümpler, Stefan ; Vilarigues, Márcia

In: Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2017, vol. 23, no. 4, p. 878–890

The history and iconography of Swiss stained glass dating between the 16th and 18th centuries are well studied. However, the chemical and morphological characteristics of the glass and glass paints, particularly the nature of the raw materials, the provenance of the glass, and the technology used to produce it are less well understood. In this paper, we studied two sets of samples from...