1850 Antique Memorial Mourning Hair Art Love Token Braidin & Letter Us Postmark


1850 Antique Memorial Mourning Hair Art Love Token Braidin & Letter Us Postmark

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1850 Antique Memorial Mourning Hair Art Love Token Braidin & Letter Us Postmark :
$25


1850 Antique Memorial Mourning Hair Art / Stamp less PostmarkPre Civil War Envelope: Stamped Springville, NY with a hand stamp "2" in a circle for postage. Addressed to: Mr Ambrose Upson, Springville.The envelope measures approximately 4 5/8” by 2 3/4” and has aged over the years.
The embossed edges are worn and one corner is torn. The envelope flaps are scalloped and sealed with a sticker that reads, “Always to Thee”.Inside is a two page poem with two pieces of hair intricately twisted and woven in loops and housed in a glassine envelope. The hair memento was sent as a token of affection along with a poem that expressed her desire. It is signed Kate (?)Often hair was used in mourning jewelry or elaborate designed wreathes. Some women collected hair from friends and family and made memorial albums to honor the dead or declare their friendship.
Albums and pages of folk art valentines were made with hair and cut out Please look for my other sale with a Envelope that has a Red 3 Cent Stamp and two more pieces of hair art. Victorian women made scrapbooks from locks of hair and mourning albums and Smoke free home. Please email with questions. Good Luck and Thanks for looking

1850 Antique Memorial Mourning Hair Art Love Token Braidin & Letter Us Postmark :
$25

Buy Now



Horse Running Donkey Lugging Sacks Victorian Diecut C 1880s picture
Horse Running Donkey Lugging Sacks Victorian Diecut C 1880s


Fox In Water Well Bucket Victorian Diecut C 1880s picture
Fox In Water Well Bucket Victorian Diecut C 1880s


1878 Billinge & Wetmore Water Street New York Pontiac Michigan picture
1878 Billinge & Wetmore Water Street New York Pontiac Michigan


Antique Billhead, S.g.d. Howard, Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Doors & Sash, Chi. 1868 picture
Antique Billhead, S.g.d. Howard, Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Doors & Sash, Chi. 1868


Antique Illustrated Billhead - The Gillette Clipping Machine Co., New York 1898 picture
Antique Illustrated Billhead - The Gillette Clipping Machine Co., New York 1898


Antique Illus. Billhead, F. Skelton, Awnings, Tents, Flags, Banners &c N.y. 1883 picture
Antique Illus. Billhead, F. Skelton, Awnings, Tents, Flags, Banners &c N.y. 1883