- Each panel is framed by an ornate architectural canopy
and surmounted by a cross
- "The canopies in the space above the figures are
a favorite device used by the German Studios to fill large windows. This device was first introduced
in the fourteenth century when Gothic cathedrals began to soar and windows became taller and narrower."
- Nola Huse Tutag, Discovering
Stained Glass in Detroit, Wayne State University
Press, 1987, p. 93