This Spider-Web Valentine dated 1841 pulls up from the center thread to reveal two silk needle work flowers. The two red and blue flowers have a romantic sentiment expressed in the 19th Century language of flowers.
The artwork is presented very, very carefully framed with the thread extended in a 19th Century lemon-gold shadow boxed frame. The piece is dated 1841 in the lower left of the shadow box. The frame measure 6 inches high by 8 3/8 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep.