Hand crafted valentine, designed as a fold-out valentine in the shape of a heart. Image depicts the card opened to view the 19th century, handwritten text. At one point, this card was repaired – note the strings on the left side of the card. Text reads, as written by author: The fourteenth of February it was my lot to fore to be merry/My lot I cast and lo I drue cind forten told me it must be you/Had I but wone of Cubits panted/Dipt in the fair selestial springs/fair would I wright in blis devine the prase of you my Volintine/pray vointine take it not a mis your humble Sarvent /Sent you this rose is red the violet blue the pinks are sweet and so are you. Card is signed by Polly Choate; it was sent to Miss Kitty Lord.