Beautiful antique Christmas card from the Victorian era, with dark red silk fringed.
Measures: (including the fringe) open 29 x 13 cm, closed 14,5 x 13 cm Material: silk fringed, chromo-lithographically print paper. Condition: Very good for its age, just minor wear. This is an original XIXth Century print, NOT a facsimil Origin: UK. No manufacturers marks.
This features with four sides, and a floral bouquet with a Christmas message on either side: - side1(out): Lily of the valley bouquet with a lady beetle (coccinellidae), and the message "With best wishes, for your happiness in the New Year" - side 2 (inside): Fuchsias bouquet with a blue beetle, and the message: "I wish thee joy this Christmas Day" - side 3 (inside): begonias bouquet witha blue butterfly, and the message "With every good wish for the New Year" - side 4 (out): Carnations bouquet with bee, "May all be well with thee this Christmas"
This Christmas card is a beautiful remnant of the use of symbolic flowers in the Victorian period. An special gift to send to a special person. In wonderful condition with a different beautiful holiday sentiments printed on each side.
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