Stained glass

Our stained glass collection is one of the most comprehensive in the world, tracing the history, design, and technique of this unique art form from the 12th to the 21st century.

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The collection is particularly strong in the Medieval and Renaissance period. Further highlights include 17th- and 18th-century painted glass, stained glass connected to the Gothic Revival and Arts & Crafts movements and works by 20th-century and contemporary artists and designers such as Patrick Reyntiens and Harry Clarke.


Header image: Brownies, Oriel Window, designed by Selwyn Image, about 1895, England. Museum no. C.118-1984. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London