Greeting card, homemade, 'Ti Amo', paper/human hair, made by Cristina Matis, Europe, 1870-1885.
Horizontal format business card, double sided, white card with mixed media decoration on the obverse and printed name on the reverse, made by Cristina Matis for Guillaume Jandaschewsky.
Obverse: Paper cutout motifs stuck to card, floral motifs left edge and lower right, fruit with scroll, lower centre, hand holding flower from upper left to centre of card, flower placed between the words "Ti Amo" (trans: I love you) rendered in human hair. Beneath, hand written in ink "Mio Guglielmo".
Reverse: centrally placed printed text in black " Cristina Matis".
insc. obsverse in black ink "Mio Guofielino"
Printed in black ink reverse "Cristina Matis"
Insc. black ink reverse "ina"