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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Historic Trinity Lutheran Church

Studio Name: Detroit Stained Glass Works, The

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Date of Window: 1930

Subject/Title of Window: Crown of Thorns, Nails and Olive Tree

Brief Description of Subject: This decorative aisle window was designed to let light into the Church. It is in the shape of a lit candle symbolizing Jesus --- "I am the light of the world," John 8:12. The window features two shields with symbols.

Symbols used:
Crown of Thorns and nails: Two of the instruments of the Passion --- symbols of the Crucifixion.

Olive Tree: Symbol for the "Agony in the Garden" which took place at the Mount of Olives on Tuesday of Passion week.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: ~42"

Width: 14"

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

Crown of Thorns, Nails and Olive Tree
Crown of Thorns, Nails and Olive Tree

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