Compound noun: a collectible, glossy, often embossed image such as the one pictured.
If you can think of a direct English translation, let me know. Kiiltakuva refers to a glossy colored picture that is often embossed in such a way that emphasizes the forms of motif. General subjects of the pictures are angels, flowers, children and animals. Sometimes the images are from well-known works of art, including Raphael’s angel.
They began to be pressed in the 1800s where they were first used for sectioning in diaries as for Christmas decorations on cards. They were quite popular in Scandinavia.