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Paper & Hair Love Token
Catalog#: 4756
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Folk Art
SubType: {Other}
Origin: America-USA
Era: 19th Century
Height: 7.625 inches
Width: 5.625 inches
Price: 1500
Love token with a tiny cut-paper hand, woven paper heart, two serrated-edge, and hair braid laid down in the shape of two end-to-end hearts and blue ribbons. Put together it a great red painted frame with carved, gold painted frame liner, this token really speaks to me. The 7 5/8" x 5 7/8" frame has an early hanging loop so that the frame could be hung with the hand facing up and it is wired on the back so that you could hang it the other way so that the inscription is in a legible position. The penciled inscription "When this you see remember me" is a well-loved 19th century sentiment that was often used on samplers and love/friendship tokens alike.

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