Do you remember playing with Valentine's themed paper fortune tellers, when you were either in elementary or junior high school? This beautiful handmade paper whimsy is reminiscent. It comes from #SimpleJoysPaperie #Honeysucklelane
A version of an antique puzzle purse using origami folding. Great to make using calligraphy! It folds to show another heart like the center one, dotted on both inside and outside of the heart border. The message is numbered 1 thru 8, and the very interior around the pink heart is also numbered: 1 thru 4.
Puzzle Purse Love Token (recto) c.1830-1832. Possibly by: John Pittenger Van Doren (1810-1845), America, New Jersey Primary Support: 12 1/2 x 12 3/8in. (31.8 x 31.4cm) Watercolor and ink on wove paper. Acc. No. 2009.305.1