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Title: Actress pattern (AKA Theatrical, Opera)
Name: Cake Stand
Date: c. 1879
Medium: Glass, pressed, clear
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 6 11/16 × 10 1/16 in. (17 × 25.6 cm)
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of Ann and Henry Brunnier. In the Ann and Henry Brunnier Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: 3.15.26
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Actress (AKA Theatrical, Opera) pattern depicts famous actresses of the day on a large number of table service pieces. This cake stand depicts impressed portraits of actresses Annie Pixley and Maud Granger.