love-token


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Noun1.love-token - keepsake given as a token of love
keepsake, souvenir, relic, token - something of sentimental value
References in classic literature ?
They opened for me that pedler's pack of which I have made so much ado, and I found that it was weighted less with pretty little sad love-tokens than with ignoble thoughts and deeds and an unguided life.
To my unutterable amazement and disgust, they contained locks of hair, let neatly into the center of each page, with inscriptions beneath, which proved them to be love-tokens from various ladies who had touched the Major's susceptible heart at different periods of his life.
From this object-lesson in intimate presentation, to one of Mozart's most grandiose projects, the Mass in C minor he began as a love-token for his new wife, Constanze Weber, and which grew so huge that he never finished it.