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Title: Actress pattern (AKA Theatrical, Opera)
Name: Pickle Dish
Date: c. 1879
Medium: Glass, pressed
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 1 11/16 × 9 5/16 × 5 5/16 in. (4.3 × 23.7 × 13.5 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: 3.15.27
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Actress (AKA Theatrical, Opera) pattern depicts famous actresses of the day on a large number of table service pieces. This Pickle Dish or Relish Tray depicts impressed portrait of actress Kate Claxton (1848-1924).