This intricate card was hand-cut. In includes cut-outs of flowers, leaves, bells, and birds. An example of a craft practiced in the early 19th century, this card may also have been used as a Mexican wedding card.
Bells; Birds; Flowers; Handicraft; Hearts (Symbols); Paper craft; Valentines
26.5 x 26.5 cm
Undated (circa 1840)
MSS 440, Greeting Card Collection
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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