Christmas Gallery Page Sixteen
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Christmas Card Embellished with Metal, Glitter and Cloth 
Mfg. Unknown
Circa: 1911
One of our most unusual Christmas Cards this Double Sided Multi-Layered Embossed, Silver Leafed Postcard has one side that is Velvet and covered with Glitter (the white area that is folded outward) which is held down with tiny metal grommets and areas of Embossed Cotton Fill (underneath the attached) Metal Christmas Tree with a Family Dancing Around It, that reads: "Merry Christmas" on the red bottom piece.  The paper Embossed portion of the card also reads: "A Merry Christmas" It looks as if at one time the Tree was Green and perhaps the family was also in color which unfortunately has faded over time.
Louis Prang Christmas Card
Mfg. Louis Prang & Co., Boston
Circa: 1883
Postcard reads: "A hearty Christmas Greeting!" ~ "Christmas bring you blessings without end!
Cat Christmas Card
Mfg. Unknown
"Xmas Cat's Series No. 1"
Circa: Postmarked December 24, 1912
Embossed Gold Leafed Postcard reads: "A Merry Christmas"
Christmas Card Celluloid   Christmas Card Celluloid
Mfg. Unknown
Circa:  Late 1800's
Embossed, Celluloid Card is held together by Stitching as well as a Pink Ribbon.  The Celluloid cover is Embossed and hand painted reading: "Thoughts".  The inside reads: "May Christmas fill your heart with gladness bring you joy and banish sadness ~ From ~ To" ~ To A Dear One ~ May flowers fair of varied hue, Adorn life's every path for you; good Fortune decked with Jewels bright, Guide through each day, guard every night."
Silk Fringed Christmas Card  Silk Fringed Christmas Card
Mfg. Unknown
Circa: Late 1800's
Most popular in the late 1800's this Silk Fringed Card has two sides and was meant to be hand delivered or sent in a gift box that came with many of the fringed cards of  those days.  One side of the card is a Christmas Greeting that reads: "May Christmas Peace Keep Winter From Thy Heart, the other side a New Year's Greeting reads: "Peace and Prosperity in the coming Year".

Mfg. Unknown (This card is marked with a manufacturers mark on the back but unfortunately it is illegible)
Circa: Early 1900's
Embossed, Double Sided Postcard, with an attached Silk Red Bow and an Embedded Needlepoint Picture.  The card reads: "A Joyful Christmas ~ To wish you in the good old way A bright and merry Christmas Day"

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