Habsburg Emperor Franz Josef Imperial Ball Party Favor Vienna Austria(178 views)
Description: Item # 31. An Imperial Party Favor. Vienna Austria - related to Vienna Dance Cards of the era. Used between 1900 and 1914. Made of lace, feathers, gilt metal frame and a photograph of Emperor Franz Josef - Habsburg Monarch. Size: 2" wide x 3.75" tall. The back side still has its foil wrapped chocolate candy. Condition: tattered, and it looks like 2 of the feathers are missing. The printed flowers on the front of the candy wrapper has surface losses. A fragile and rare memento of a by-gone era when Ballspenden and Imperial Balls were the high point of the social calendar for Viennese Society.
Condition Report: Fragile
Dimensions: 2" x 3.75"
Medium: Textile, paper, photograph, metal, candy, feathers
Date: Early 20th Century
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