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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American
Title:Box for wedding cake
Date Made:1887
Type:Food Service
Materials:Cardboard, ribbon, and wax paper
Place Made:North America; United States; Massachusetts
Measurements:Overall: 1 3/4 in x 3 in x 2 in; 4.4 cm x 7.6 cm x 5.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK 2006.880.INV
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
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Description:
A piece of wedding cake, chocolate with chocolate frosting. Enclosed in a white box with pink decorations inside. On the wrapping, "Mrs. J.A. Skinner wedding cake." On the top of the box: printed, "Beckman's, Holyoke Northampton, Massachusetts" and handwritten, "Wedding cake, mother and father, June 29, 1887."

Tags:
eating; celebrations; food; weddings

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