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Object Name Bouquet, Floral
Date ca. 2008
Description Bouquet of artificial roses and other flowers, pale yellow and white, with green leaves and irridescent white ribbon trim. Part of a girl's Holy Communion ensemble.
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory)
Acquisition Gift of Eleanora Galizia
Ownership and History This is part of a group of items associated with the First Holy Communion of Gianna Marie Galizia of Staten Island, presented to the Staten Island Historical Society by Gianna's grandmother. Gianna was born in 2001 at St. Vincent's Hospital, Staten Island. Her First Holy Communion took place at the Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Child in Eltingville, Staten Island on May 9, 2009. A celebration was held that same day at the Excelsior Grand on Hylan Boulevard.

The flowers were purchased from a local home-based business called A Shower of Roses.
Earliest Date 2007
Latest Date 2009
Subjects Celebrations
Catholic churches
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Associated People Galizia, Gianna Marie
Catalog Number 10.003.0006
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2014.
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