Baptismal Recognition Card and Box

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Antique Baptism Card in Original Gift Box
Baptismal recognition certificate folded and placed in an ornate folder and kept in a holding box for probably over a centuries time. The prettiest item is the ornate folder that has four folding flaps on one side and a beautiful silk and dresden trims that highlight a scrap of a Christ child scrap. The holding box is in good condition, its folding hinge untorn. One small split on bottom side. The certificate itself is of rather plane paper that recognizes the baptism followed with a verse offering hope for the life ahead.. for the Baptized child one Bertha Dehn. No dates provided. Please view other images for condition details. Approx. 5.25" x 3.75".
 
German origin
 
ca. 1900