Wedding Cake Topper

Wedding Cake Topper

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
decoration, cake
Date made
ca 1950 - 1960
maker
Wilton
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
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
ID Number
2007.0113.04
catalog number
2007.0113.04
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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