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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

City: Saginaw

Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, over 2 vertical sections)

Date of Window: 1920

Subject/Title of Window: Ascension

Brief Description of Subject: Gothic arched window, three lancets, depicting the Ascension of Our Lord. Our Lord stands in the center lancet, just about to rise. In left and right lancets are men and women kneeling. There are six symbols in the tracery. Top row, left: Crown, cross and Bible. Top row, right: Lamp and Bible. Second row, left: Empty cross lying on ground, partially covered by cloth. Crown of thorns lying on cloth. Behind it, a sun rises, with monogram IHS. Center left: Stalks of wheat, with scroll reading "I Am the Bread of Life." Center right: bunch of grapes. Right: "INRI" on scroll in front of wooden post [top of the cross?] surrounded by crown of thorns. Restored by Wilson Restoration, of Mason, MI, in 1997, who installed glass on exterior at that time.

Condition of Window: good

Height: 16 ft

Width: 14 ft

Type of Glass and Technique: Opalescent Glass, Enamel Paint, Lead Came, Vitreous Paint

Ascension
Ascension
Rear of Nave
Rear of Nave
Ascension - Exterior
Ascension - Exterior

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