A Poor Girl and an Angel
Designer: William Aikman (1868-1959)
St Matthew's, Ashford, Surrey
Vestry window, east
This is one of a set of five windows designed by Aikman for the newly added vestry. The longer texts are from Proverbs 31: "She spreadeth out her hand to the poor: yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy" (v.20), and "Her children rise up and call her blessed" (v.28). The angel's text reads: "Her own works praise her in the gates" (v.31).
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