30 May 2010

Pro vino

A few examples of grapes as headstone ornamentation. Grave Addiction states these to be representative of the blood of Christ, assuming these designs were chosen with symbolism in mind.

From Chappell Hill Masonic Cemetery:

This (sad) one also has a couple sprigs of...thistle?
 Mrs. Carrie E. Flewellen,
Infant Son
Died July 12, 1854
24 years
We will meet again

From Rome Cemetery:

Previously posted, from Forest Lawn Cemetery:

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