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Greeting card

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, published)
    France (possibly, published)
    Germany (possibly, published)

  • Date:

    1860s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured lithograph, silver-paper, paper lace, silk, ribbon.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little

  • Museum number:

    E.2316-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 68, box G

Physical description

Greeting card, silver paper lace with a figure showing a woman or girl in a communion or wedding dress, holding a prayer book and a wand. The figure dressed in paper lace and applied silk fabric and ribbons, her face and hands lithographed and cut out and applied to the card.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, published)
France (possibly, published)
Germany (possibly, published)

Date

1860s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured lithograph, silver-paper, paper lace, silk, ribbon.

Descriptive line

Unknown. A communion or wedding themed greeting card, probably French, 1860s.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Card; Silk; Silver paper; Paper lace

Techniques

Lithography; Embossing; Die stamping; Appliqué; Collage

Categories

Greeting cards; Ephemera; Prints; Christianity; Collages; Women's clothes; Children's clothes; Fashion; Fashion plates

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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