Wedding Cake Figure

Wedding Cake Figure

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Description
Fair-skinned bride with pale blonde hair, blue eyes, and heart-shaped red lips wearing a cap-sleeved white gown picked out in gold and embellished with gold-glittered and lace-edged white tulle over the bell-shaped skirt; a white lace headpiece with waist-length, white tulle veil is attached at top of her head and back of arms and waist. She stands with her left hand drawn up towards her face and holds two branches of white flowers inserted through a hole in her right hand. Hollow cast; red-printed, gold foil maker's label is adhered next to hole on underside. From a pair, 2007.0113.01A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
decoration, cake
Date made
ca 1950 - 1960
DELETE
manufacturer
Ucagco Inc.
place made
Japan
Physical Description
porcelain (overall material)
enamel (physical features material)
gold (dress details material)
tulle, nylon (veil, skirt material)
lace, nylon (headpiece; skirt hem material)
glitter (skirt material)
fabric (bouquet material)
paper (bouquet stems material)
wire (bouquet stems material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 11.7475 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
2007.0113.01A
catalog number
2007.0113.01A
accession number
2007.0113
subject
Weddings
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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