Maritza Garza at Her Quinceanera, Holy Redeemer Church, Detroit, Michigan, 1992

Summary

Girls in the Hispanic community often celebrate their 15th birthday -- a coming of age -- with a Quinceanara celebration. The young woman wears a special dress for the occasion, often white or pale pink in color, and carries a bouquet of roses. Maritza Garza of Detroit chose this formal dress of satin and lace for her Quinceanara in 1992.

Girls in the Hispanic community often celebrate their 15th birthday -- a coming of age -- with a Quinceanara celebration. The young woman wears a special dress for the occasion, often white or pale pink in color, and carries a bouquet of roses. Maritza Garza of Detroit chose this formal dress of satin and lace for her Quinceanara in 1992.

Artifact

Digital print

Subject Date

1992

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Personal Papers Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

98.37.3.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Resin-coated paper

Technique

Digital imaging

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in  (entire sheet)

Width: 12.125 in  (entire sheet)

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