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Elaborate Lace Paper Octavo Valentine with Feather and Silk Flower Embellishment. Maker Unknown. C1850s
Elaborate Lace Paper Octavo


 
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Price: $125.00
INVENTORY NUMBER: XL-14B
Grouping: Box 3

Product Code: 55333

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A 7” x 4 ¾” embossed die-cut valentine with elaborate gilt enhanced lace paper in a mirrored shape hinged to the front.  Embellished with feathers and a silk flower.  Center exposes image of rose garden beneath.   A Dresden scrap of a fountain or monument at top.   Embossed die-cut oval shaped printed verse applied on inside page.  It is captioned “Could I be Untrue to You.”  C1850s.  Light wear.