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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Edsel and Eleanor Ford House

City: Grosse Pointe

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Panel 7

Brief Description of Subject: White in-painted circle with Star of David design. Six orange truncated diamonds surrounding circle to form larger Star of David shape, all in-painted with ivy leaf shapes. Red abstract pieces surrounding star to form circle, all in-painted with ivy leaf shapes. Two circular borders around the red circle – one appears to be blue glass that is blacked out, the other has white glass.

Heraldic significance:
White symbolizes cleanliness, wisdom, innocence, peace, sincerity, and joy. Orange symbolizes rewarding or worthy ambition. Red symbolizes warriors or martyrs, military strength, and eagerness to serve one’s country. Blue symbolizes steadfastness, strength, truth, and loyalty. Black symbolizes grief and resistance. The Star of David symbolizes the connection between the Jewish soul and its Creator through the study and observance of the Torah. Ivy leaves symbolize strong and lasting friendship.

Panel 7
Panel 7

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