Invitation to the Quinceanera Celebration of Maritza Garza, 1992

Summary

In the Hispanic tradition, girls mark their 15th birthday -- their coming of age -- with a Quinceanera celebration. This important rite-of-passage begins with a mass celebrated in the young woman's honor, followed by a reception featuring dinner and dancing. The teen is accompanied by a 14-member court of honor, seven girls and seven boys chosen from her closest friends and family.

In the Hispanic tradition, girls mark their 15th birthday -- their coming of age -- with a Quinceanera celebration. This important rite-of-passage begins with a mass celebrated in the young woman's honor, followed by a reception featuring dinner and dancing. The teen is accompanied by a 14-member court of honor, seven girls and seven boys chosen from her closest friends and family.

Artifact

Invitation

Date Made

1992

Subject Date

04 April 1992

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Personal Papers Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

98.37.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Pink (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Width: 6.625 in

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