WindowBuilding Name: Christ Church Cranbrook
Artist Name: J. Gordon Guthrie
City: Bloomfield Hills
Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)
Date of Window: 1927
Subject/Title of Window: Santa Barbara
Brief Description of Subject: The two vertical halves of the window are separated by a stone mullion approximately 5” wide. Right side: the Santa Barbara figure’ left side: primarily ornamental, but 3 small figures are integrated into the design,one a woman holding a tower. The other two seem to represent medieval figures in armor. According to legend, Santa Barbara’s father opposed her marriage and so imprisoned her in a tower, where she was converted to Christianity. Upon learning this, her father ordered her beheaded. The legend is of Russian origin and dates to c300 AD.
Condition of Window: Good
Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came
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