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Mjegodé [Wedding Dress]


50in L x 21in W x 21in D

The wedding dress was worn by tribal member Mary Anderson when she married Antoine Bourbonnais around 1855. The dress is made of leather and decorated with beadwork and tapestry. The mjegode’ [wedding dress] is part of the permanent collection and on exhibition at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center.

Citations

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center: Collections and Research Division. 2008.015.01

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center: Collections and Research Division. 2005. Anderson Family Manuscripts

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center: Collections and Research Division. 2005. Bourbonnais Family Manuscripts

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