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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First Congregational Church

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1891

Subject/Title of Window: Rose Windows

Brief Description of Subject: Two identical sets of windows, on either side of the nave. [Only south side shown]. Each consists of a grand rose window above five arched windows, with the largest arch in the center and growing progressively smaller towards the ends. Arched windows mostly translucent, but with yellow borders. Rose windows consist of large center circle surrounded by twelve small circles, all ornamental, with several smaller circles inbetween and around, serving as tracery. Mostly translucent, but with yellow borders and other highlights. These rose windows are believed to be Detroit's only example of Italian "occhio" windows.
9: Fair, buckling.
10: Fair, bulges.
11: Poor, bulges and cracks.
12: Fair, bulges.
13: Fair, buckling.
14: Poor.
30: Fair, little cracks.
31: Poor, cracked glass, broken lead. Lexan cracked.
32: Poor, bulges and cracks. Lexan cracked
33: Fair, bulges.
34: Fair to poor, little cracks and bulges.
35: Poor
9, 13, 30, 34: 47 in by 32 in
10, 12, 31, 33: 52 in by 31 in
11, 32: 56 in by 39 in
Roses: Approx. 18 to 20 ft diameter

Condition of Window: See description

Height: See description

Width: See description

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came

Rose Window, South Side
Rose Window, South Side
Arched Windows, South Side
Arched Windows, South Side
Rose Window, South Side
Rose Window, South Side

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