greetings card

Greetings card sent with charms. A flat, rectangular card of a painting of a woman wearing a hat, carrying a brunch of flowers. The woman wears a green dress and trousers and a multicoloured apron. Inside the card a message reads 'Dear Mrs Cadoux, Happy Spring, I hope you know the symbolic meaning of our "martenitza" - the white and red of the woollen thread give health to people, vegetation and animals. So - be healthy and happy! Nadya'. March 1st 1982 Plovdiv.

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