|Object Name||Card, Greeting|
Three-dimensional greeting card with a cord at the top to hang for display (or as a Christmas tree ornament). Lozenge-shaped cushion covered with beige satin and edged with off-white silk fringe, backed with cardboard; at center of cushion is an applied circular greeting card, surrounded with beige silk and metallic braid cord. The card is color-printed with a sprig of lilies of the valley with ivy and a printed inscription, "May / thy Christmas be all / Love and Happiness". Reverse side has handwritten inscription in ink on cardboard, "Miss Austin. [sic] / from / Florence Wolf." The reverse side also has a penciled mark, possibly the number "19".
(Keywords: Floral, Holiday)
|Acquisition||From Alice Austen|
|Ownership and History||
This card is part of a collection of personal items that came to the Staten Island Historical Society from photographer Alice Austen in 1945.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Austen, E. Alice
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2015.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|