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Title(s):

To her I love.

Published/Created:
Great Britain : publisher not identified, mid-19th century.
Physical Description:
1 card ; 25 x 20 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1866.V3 C6+ no.2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Valentine card. Cut and embossed white paper frame against pink paper backing. Fine cross stitch mesh mounted to back of frame. The phrase "To her I love" cross stitched in purple thread. Mounted on mesh is a smaller cut and embossed paper frame, with translucent paper interior, on which are mounted die cut scraps depicting motifs of love: a cupid, a heart. hands clasped, a dove mounted within gold leaf border. Stanza of verse is written in pen and ink.
Subject Terms:
Love.
Valentines -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Ephemera.
Valentines.
Cross stitch.
Cut-paper works.
Embossed papers.
Scraps.
Die cutting.
Cupids.
Doves.
Chromolithographs -- mid-19th century.
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