greetings card

Greetings card with cartoon characters of boy and girl in traditional clothes. The boy holding 'ketupat', Indonesian dumpling in a form of a kite. Inscribed 'Mohon Maaf Lahir Batin', meaning 'Forgive my physical and emotional (wrongdoings)'. Also 'Hari lebaran hari penuh suka cita; hari slaing mema'afkan' = 'Lebaran Day is a day full of friendly sentiment; a day to forgive one another.' On the inside it reads 'Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri' = 'Greetings for the Great Day of Idul Fitri'.

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