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Title(s):

I live for thee only.

Published/Created:
Great Britain : publisher not identified, mid-19th century.
Physical Description:
1 card ; 22 x 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1866.V3 C6+ no. 8 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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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 "I live for thee only" cross stitched in blue 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, hearts, clasped hands,and floral wreath.
Subject Terms:
Valentines -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Ephemera.
Valentines.
Cross stitch.
Cut-paper works.
Embossed papers.
Botanical illustrations
Scraps.
Die cutting.
Cupids.
Doves.
Hearts (Symbols)
Chromolithographs -- mid-19th century.
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