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Vintage Wedding Dinner Menu, C 1915

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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1920: Item # 1040227

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A rare piece of ephemera, this standing Wedding Dinner Menu from 1915 gives us a glimpse into food and style from the past. Comprised of a thin nylon type fabric fitted inside a metal three panel screen, the front "doors" are hand painted with clumps of lavender iris, opening to a larger centered panel printed with the menu reading: Wedding Dinner of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Alexander, Menu, Grape Fruit Cocktail, Consomme Vemicelli and Marrow Balls, Kennebec Salmon Sauce Mayonaise, Parsley Potatoes, Gerkins, Salted Almonds, Sliced Tomatoes, Queen Olives, Radishes, Chicken and Cucumber Salad, Tongue (Sauce Piquante), Potatoe Croquettes, Sorbet Cardinal, Phila. Stuffed Squabs, Water Cresses, Asparagus (Sauce Blanche), Spring Chicken, Boston Duck, French Peas, Lettuce Salad, Assorted Tarts, Fruits, Bon Bons, Cafe Noir, Wines, Form Ices, Mineral Water, Knapp Mansion, June 27, 1915, Maurice Goldschmud Caterers, 554 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY; Size: Open- 8 1/8" wide x 5 5/8" High, Closed- 4 1/8"w; Good vintage condition for this delicate piece, tear at iris on outside panel, minor tear on menu and small fabric pull at frame, sticker glue imprint, small spot on consomme. A great collectible for a foodie, bride or any ephemera collector!