Wedding Cake Topper


Bride and groom standing arm-in-arm; no base. Both figures have brown hair, ivory pink-skinned faces and hands, bright blue eyes, and dark red lips. She wears a white, high-collared, long-sleeved gown embellished with tulle over the skirt and a white tiara or headpiece similarly adorned with an attached, waist-length tulle veil; a circular bouquet of pink flowers is in her left hand. He sports a black tuxedo with buttoned, shawl-collared coat, black bowtie and white boutonniere; no gloves. Hollow cast; underside is stamped next to hole "WILTON / CHICAGO" next to hole.

Date Made: ca 1950 - 1960

Maker: Wilton

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Subject: Weddings

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2007.0113.04Catalog Number: 2007.0113.04Accession Number: 2007.0113

Object Name: decoration, cake

Physical Description: porcelain, bisque (overall material)enamel (decoration material)tulle, nylon (veil, skirt material)Measurements: overall: 1 7/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 4.7625 cm x 10.4775 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_1328383

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