Object ID
Object Name
Date Created
Rice; Tulle
Object Entities
Gatis, Gourge (is related to)
Gatis, Ourania (is related to)
Gatis, Mary (is related to)
Object Description
Wedding-Rice favor.  A few ounces of rice tied up in white netting with a white lace ribbon.  The rice sits bundled at the bottom topped by a tightly-tied white lace ribbon.  The remaining netting poofs out festively at the top in pointed peaks.
Item from the wedding of George and Ourania Gatsis on October 10,1922. This is a bundle of wedding rice which would have been thrown at a GReek orthodox wedding. The rice, in Greece, symbolizes roots, and that the man and woman should put down roots together in life.
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Boubouniera, 1922, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6549. Accessed 10/27/21.