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St. Paul's Catholic Church, Onaway, Michigan: artists Peter and Christel Brahm

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Building Name: Cathedral Abbey of St. Anthony, formerly St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church (closed 2006)

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1902

Subject/Title of Window: Ornamental Bell Tower

Brief Description of Subject: There are two of these windows on the lower level of each of the bell towers. This one is located in the bell tower on the gospel side. They are designed to let light in.

The highly stylized pattern used is that of a fleur-de-lis ---- three lily petals bound together at their bases. Originally the fleur-de-lis was associated with the Trinity (3 petals) but by the 13th Century it was a symbol of the Virgin Mary (flower of the lily).

Inscriptions: GIFT OF WM. HENTSCHEL


Height: ~66"

Width: 19"

Ornamental Tower
Ornamental Tower

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