Silvery tinted glass with floral patterns that replaced stained glass. Grisaille is the use of t black enamel to create patterns on clear glass. Grisaille was used quite widely from the beginning, and it became increasingly common until it all but replaced stained glass in what little was left of the market in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. See above
Deriving from the French word gris (grey), this is a painting executed entirely in monochromatic tones of grey and white. Although often used for study sketches, a painting en grisaille can be a completed work in its own right. Sometimes it has been executed as a model for an engraver to work from, or is the initial compositional underpainting for an unfinished picture. In Chinese ceramics this term is sometimes used to describe porcelains decorated with black or dark brown overglaze enamel.
(French gris, "gray") (1) A method of decorative painting in monochrome gray especially, but not exclusively, on stained glass windows; (2) brown paint made from iron oxide, which, when fused to the glass, defines details in a stained glass window.
Window of ornamental geometric designs of a repetitive nature. Painted on a clear or light colored glass in a brown or black tracing color. The repetitive pattern was achieved through the use of a template cut into a thin sheet of copper. This template was then adhered to the surface of each piece of glass and paint applied.
From the French gris (gray). Monochrome painting, often in gray, executed in a black pigment and an inert white pigment, and sometimes employing certain colors for highlights. Grisaille from the Hours of Jean d'Evreux, 1320's
From the French grisailler, "to paint grey," decorative leaded windows of clear, white or pale-tinted glass that may be unpainted or painted with a repetitive foliage motif or ornamental geometric design.
A process developed in the thirteenth century for windows having the bulk of the glass white or gray with extensive leading. The most famous example in the UK is the Five Sisters window at York Cathedral.