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Valentine's card: 19th century

Valentine's card:  19th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Full image caption

Valentine's card. A handfinished card comprising a sheet of white & silver lace paper embossed with a border design incorporating doves, vines & foliage surrounding a central cream satin panel. Applied to the panel is a coloured paper figure of a cherub or cupid and suspended from a length of red cotton braid is a red paper heart and two embossed paper baskets filled with bunches of violets. The card is also decorated with an applied red cotton bow and a garland of embossed white & silver paper leaves.

Image Details

1860 AD - 1880 AD
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