Rectangular, ivory valentine with decorative borders that include brown and white cutout trimmed corners and brown trim with pink and blue flowers along the sides of the card. Center image depicts a gold and white cat, with a red blanket draped over its knees, wearing a blue ribbon around its neck, carrying a riding crop, driving a buggy pulled by two brown and black cats harnessed to the cart. A black and white cat sits astride the cart, facing the path from which the buggy has driven. A very pale representation of a forest is printed behind the main scene. No text appears on the card.
Carriages and carts; Cats; Flowers; Greeting cards; Riding crops; Valentines
11 x 16 cm
MSS 440, Greeting Card Collection
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
Requests for permission to publish material from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian at the Phillips Library.