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trade card, quill and flowers
  • United States
  • trade card, quill and flowers, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 66 x 152 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 5/8 x 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7972

A pale blue quill lies among a small bunch of flowers. A white daisy and two pink flowers, possibly carnations, are in the bouquet. Text in cursive on the quill is a bible verse and reads “Eph. 5. 1. Be ye followers of God as dear Children.” The background of the card is metallic gold.