Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Valentine card
  • United States
  • Valentine card, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • perforated paper, embossing, collage, lithograph, hand coloring
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7092
Description

Valentine card with a small, color, printed image in the center of the front of the card. The image depicts a girl at hip-length who is wearing a yellow, straw hat, a dress with a black bodice and white sleeves, and a red skirt. She is carrying a yellow straw basket on her proper left arm, and there are some green, leafy plants behind her. There is a perforated, diamond-shaped paper border around the image, and there is a thick, perforated border around the edges of the card. There is hand written text above and below the image of the girl.