This mechanical valentine provides the option to open the outer crescent moon, past which birds are flying in a star-filled sky, to reveal an inner crescent moon, against which a sprig of pink and white flowers rest. Ivory card includes embossed, antique gold designs in each of its rounded corners.
Birds; Flowers; Greeting cards; Moon; Valentines
13 x 9.5 cm
MSS 440, Greeting Card Collection
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
Requests for permission to publish material from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian at the Phillips Library.