Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Valentine card
  • George Kershaw
  • Valentine card, circa 1850
  • Where object was made: United States
  • hand coloring, embossing, perforated paper
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, E2
  • 1928.7133

Four pink flowers are in the center of this card. They appear to be peonies. Green leaves fill the spaces between the flowers. Small flowers are above the four large blossoms. The rest of the card is perforated, mimicking lace.