The large flat wooden ceiling in the Church of St Michael, Hildesheim of c.1200 has the space to include a complex iconographic scheme based around the tree, which encompasses Adam and Eve, the Prophets and the Four Evangelists.(whole ceiling illustrated) Panel paintings are rare, but a German example of c.1470 (Darmstadt) shows a Tree on the outside of the wings of a tryptych.
Uzbek Baubles - I may have to learn how to do these and make (yet another) Christmas tree this year! Love the yarn wrapped tree, as I'm not one of those who can do guerilla knitting or crocheting! They are available for sale at www.niki-jones.co.uk/#
Stained glass Jesse Tree at Saint-Étienne's church in Beauvais, France, created between 1522-1524. Jesse is the chap in the four-poster bed at the bottom. To his left is Francis I of France and to his right is the Holy Roman Emporer Charlies V. High res version at source.