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Valentine's Day - Lace Quarto with watermark: NASH? Open-work cameo-embossed lace in wide border design with central medallion, which is embossed with gilt accented border; the interior features an original watercolor of roses and pansies, and tender message.
Lace Quarto with watermark: NASH? Open-work cameo-embossed lace in wide border design with central medallion, which is embossed with gilt accented border; the interior features an original watercolor of roses and pansies, and tender message.
February is the
month best known for Valentine's Day, a huge and thriving business of sending Valentine cards to your loved ones. We think of these cards as having their start in Victorian times because of the many fine examples that survive. However, is there any relationship with these cards and what traditions were taking place in colonial times? If so, are there any examples in existence? Colonial Sense answers your questions.

Source: Research & text by Bryan Wright

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