Papieren Bleomen. Sneeuwbal, Appelbloesem, Kersebloesem
Bavaira W & S nd c1900
Hundreds of die cut flower pieces in tissue paper together with pale green leaves, stamens and pistels, stems and wire. Housed in the original cardboard box with attractive colour pasted paper designs applied. Some wear to box lid which has been repaired on one side. Mild damp stain affecting the base. a few of the paper flowers have with threaded with wire but the majority are in the original condition. The paper flower represent cheery blossom, ball hydrangea and apple blossom. Paper flower making, throughout the 19th century, was a popular activity for girls and women. This set is housed in the original box. Uncommon survival of a lovely item.