Grinnerung an die heilige taufe
No place listed [Germany]: No publisher noted, No date [c. early 20th century]. Ephemera no binding. English translation: Remembrance of Holy Baptism.
4 ¼” x 2 5/8”; pale blue glazed-stock with silver-embossed borders and scrolling decoration across the face and 4 flaps; 2 scalloped flaps; matching pale blue damask padded-oval badge with netting loops, stamped silver design and letters, and chromolithograph portrait of a cupid onlaid to envelope face; small inner envelope affixed to verso face; netting lightly age-toned, some warping of envelope; near fine. House in white glazed presentation box; separation at flap, general wear; good plus. Near fine. Item #1551
Laid in: Zur Erinnerung a. d. heilige Taufe
7 5/16” x 4 ½”; ivory colored stock lithographed in sepia, pictorial with text; folded twice; unused; light creasing; very good plus.
Lovely unused infant baptismal memento in the style that was popular in German speaking countries in the early part of the 20th century.