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This medical health book wreath is made from pages of a book called How To Keep Well, dated 1894 and it's ready to ship!

This paper wreath sculpture would be the perfect gift for a physician, a nurse, a medical student, anyone in the health care field... maybe even a mortician? Given the ivory and black color scheme and the human anatomy illustrations, this would be a cool wreath for an eerie Halloween party!

These wreaths make great focal accessories for dorms or apartments, cottage, shabby chic, or vintage style decors. Hang them at a special event, hang one to add vintage charm to your autumn ball ~ wherever you desire something unique! Why not choose the obvious? Hang one of these book wreaths in a library or study!

The center medallion illustrates the superficial nerves of the right side of the head and neck. The illustration is cut from the same book. It has been surrounded by a hand pleated, black crepe paper ruffle. A wire hanger is attached to the base on the back. The black ribbon may be removed from the wire loop if desired. This wreath is signed and dated on the back, as well as having the name and date of the book used. This particular wreath is approximately 17" in diameter.

I don’t destroy perfectly good books as a rule, and use books that are falling apart, have pages missing, or are damaged in one way or another.

You may see everything in my shop here: http://www.simplejoyspaperie.etsy.com.

*I ship in large 18" x 18" x 6" boxes purchased specifically for the wreaths. I also use lots of cushioning materials to protect the wreath inside the box. Be sure to save your box ~ it is perfect for storing the wreath when needed. I use UPS GROUND for these packages, unless you are in a nearby state, and then I will use USPS Priority. Insurance is included on all wreaths.

$1 from each sale of a Simple Joys Paperie item tagged with teamepe will be donated to a charitable organization that helps with cancer research, cancer treatments, and hospice services for those affected with cancer.

Simple Joys Paperie was featured in the February 2011 issue of Romantic Homes magazine!

Halloween Wreath Haunted House Decor 1894 Medical Book Paper Sculpture - Ready To Ship - Last One for Halloween


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: antique book, paper, wire, vintage crepe paper, seam binding ribbon
  • Only ships within United States.
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