We hope you have your hearts desire... if not here is a selection of 'hearts' from our collections
Half Penny, 1793
A half penny token to be used at Fieldings grocer and tea dealer, decorated with a heart motif.
A playbill for the Wakefield Theatre.
A home made hair-tidy, decorated with pearls and ribbon.
Brooch, late Victorian
The heart is made of cornelian.
A bracelet made of five strips of horse hair linked with bands of gold. In 2004 a visitor from South Africa identified the material as elephant's tail - 'Much too thick to be horsehair'.
Strap-end, 1450 - 1485
A decorative end of a belt, found at Sandal Castle
A brooch made from plastic
Pin cushion, 1914 - 1918
Decorated pin cushion with Yorks and Lancs Regimental emblems. Visit Wakefield Museum to see a selection of First World War objects, in the Great War Trail.
Bracket, c.16th Century
Dunderdale dish, 1800 - 1810
A creamware dish, hand painted. This matches a supper service in the collection of 4 dishes with the same design. It was made by Castleford pottery Dunderdale and Co. Visit Castleford Museum to see a display of Castleford pottery.
Ashtrays, 1936 - 1959
Ashtrays made by Bagley & co. Visit Pontefract Museum to see a display on Bagley's glass.