Wedding Cake Topper

Wedding Cake Topper

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Bride and groom standing arm-in-arm on a stepped, heart-shaped base. Both figures have brown hair and brows, ivory-pink skin, blue eyes, and dark red lips. She wears a cap-sleeved white gown with bell-shaped skirt adorned by a bow at back along with long white gloves; dress neckline and her single-bloom bouquet are picked out in gold, while her head is embellished with a floor-length, white tulle veil stitched to six pearls for the headpiece. He sports a black tuxedo with buttoned coat and black bowtie; no gloves. Hollow cast; stamped "JAPAN" in red between two holes on underside.
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Object Name
decoration, cake
Date made
ca 1950 - 1960
place made
Physical Description
porcelain (overall material)
enamel (decoration material)
gold (dress neckline, bouquet material)
pearl (headpiece material)
wire (headpiece material)
thread (headpiece material)
tulle, nylon (veil material)
overall: 2 5/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 3 in; 6.6675 cm x 11.7475 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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