God is Love. [Heart-shaped printed silk, mid-19th c., with handwritten Valentine Day wishes].


A rather interesting crossover. The Lord’s Prayer is printed here within a heart placed within a decorative printed border. An embossed sheet of note paper describes the gifting of the silk heart from a paramour: “To Edith — / May Angels attend thee, / May their wings, fan every / Shadow from thy brow, / For none but bright, and holy things / Should wait on one so good as thou. Valentine. Feb 14th.”


Description: God is Love. [Heart-shaped printed silk, mid-19th c., with handwritten Valentine Day wishes].

[Pennsylvania. Mid-19th c.]. 3¾ x 4 inches. Printed textile, pinked edges. Small rents forming. [With:] Small manuscript note, 5½ x 3¾ inches.

[3731946]

Price: $150.00

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