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Saturday, January 2nd, 2010
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

Not only did the early Precious Blood sisters work the fields and gardens at the Maria Stein convent but through the years they created artwork that lives on. These puppets were made in 1935 by Sister Iona Taylor. The string controls include wooden clothespins.

Related online story:
MARIA STEIN - Many of the statues and crucifixes at the Maria Stein Center are the artwork of the early sisters who lived and worked in the late 1800's in the motherhouse of the Sisters of the Precious Blood. [More]
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