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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: East Congregational Church UCC

Studio Name: Chartres Glassmaker’s Guild

City: Grand Rapids

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1955

Subject/Title of Window: Jesus Blessing the Children

Brief Description of Subject: The Narthex Window
Jesus blessing the children, is the subject of the narthex window, beautiful in its rich tones of red, green, blue and lavender. Jesus is shown with his hand raised in blessing over the head of a little child, while a group of mothers and children look on. The scene recalls Jesus' words to the disciples, "Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven." Two disciples are pictured standing behind Jesus.

The window is bordered with flowers of red and yellow and apricot, suggesting the flower-covered fields and hills of Palestilne. Doves, emblems of innocence, hover overhead, and at the children's feet.

Condition of Window: Good

Height: 10'6"

Width: 4'6"

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

Jesus Blessing the Children
Jesus Blessing the Children

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