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Ihr Stern verkünde hohes Ziel. Im lohn des Glückes, lang und viel. (Her star proclaims lofty ambition. In fortune’s reward, long and plenty.)
  • Germany, Austria, or Switzerland
  • Ihr Stern verkünde hohes Ziel. Im lohn des Glückes, lang und viel. (Her star proclaims lofty ambition. In fortune’s reward, long and plenty.), 1800s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • printing, collage
  • Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7108
Description

Small Valentine with thick border. An embossed silver star is pasted in the center, surrounded by an applied textile wreath. Four more silver stars in silvered frames mark the outer corners of the frame, and applied ogees decorate the sides. The printed inscription has been cut from another sheet and pasted onto the top and bottom of the collage frame.