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Cut-Out Valentine: Heart Surrounded by Birds and Floral Motifs

Object Number: 
INV.5466
Date: 
c. 1800
Medium: 
Pale beige paper cut-out
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 11 3/4 in. ( 21.9 x 29.8 cm ) mounted: 9 x 13 in. ( 22.9 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
stamped in ink: at right: "ISAAC H. LEWIS"
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular sheet with cut-out design made by folding sheet once down the middle; central heart surrounded by birds and foliage inside a rectangle with chain motif border.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group