Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)

Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)

Item Info

Item No: frk01090
Title: Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)
Scripts/Text: German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 1001
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Willkommen edles Kindelein \ Willkommen liebes Kind. \ Willkommen süsses Jesulein \ durch dich mein Leid verschwind.


Welcome, noble little child, welcome dear child, welcome sweet little Jesus, through you my suffering disappears.

Category: Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text is in the center of the document. It is surrounded by an undulating border.  The content of the text and its Christmas-inspired message suggests this fraktur is of Moravian origin.

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 8.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1090
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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