WindowBuilding Name: Blessed Trinity Catholic Church
Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass
Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)
Date of Window: 1975
Subject/Title of Window: Ornamental
Brief Description of Subject: The side chancel window is lighter in key than the ribbon windows as it is not visible from the congregation. Its principal function is to reflect light into the chancel. Faceted glass is a technique which harmonizes well with contemporary styles of architecture. Brilliantly colored glass, usually an inch in thickness, but up to two or more inches for special effects, is cut to the desired size. The inner surface of certain pieces is then chipped or faceted conchoidally to enhance the design and add a jewel-like quality. The matrix of epoxy is poured around the carefully arranged pieces and holds them in place to form a structural unit of great strength. It is the thickness of the glass which assures the breathtaking radiance and complete purity of color which are the outstanding characteristics of the medium. It is lit from behind by a light box.
Condition of Window: Good
Type of Glass and Technique: Slab or Faceted Glass (Dalle de Verre)
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