This ivory, paper lace valentine, with intricate perforated designs on all four sides, includes a cameo center decorated with flower clusters printed in black ink. A center rectangle includes a white paper that has been folded to resemble an envelope. Perforated designs decorate the flaps of the envelope, the center of which is decorated with a large red rose. The flaps open to reveal green, ink designs on the inner flaps.
Flowers; Greeting cards; Paper craft; Roses; Valentines
20 x 25.5 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.