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Octavo - with Tiered Lace Paper and Theorem Style Floral Design. ..1850s
Octavo - with Tiered Lace Paper and Theorem Style Floral Design. ..1850s


 
Price: $100.00

Product Code: 24011785

Description
 
A 7" x 4 3/4" single-fold valentine with a lace paper cover.  The lace paper cover has a solid center cartouche with large format leaves and flowering vine surrounding the cartouche.  A hand painted lyre shaped vine and two applied hand colored flowers adorn the cartouche (in the style of a theorem stencil) . Printed caption reads "Constancy, Love, Fidelity, Truth".  The hinged top layer is an elaborate lace paper two scenes in nature with a ram in one and a sheep and a Cupid or cherub in the other backed in purple. Applied green coated stock greenery and Dresden flower.  The sides are adorned with pink bouquets and the base with gilt lace paper garden scene. Inside and reverse blank. .