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December 30, 2010

New Year’s card from Viet Nam

Filed under: Item of the Day — Adam Harris @ 4:39 am

New Year's card from Viet Nam

New Year’s card consists of faux woodgrain card stock. Front of card reads “Happy New Year” in red calligraphy. Cut out rectangular window contains a satin textile of pale green groundcloth and shows a woman with crossed legs sitting on a dock over a body of water, wearing a hat and a red top. Above her, branches with green foliage extend out over the water. Above one of the branches is an image of a red hut. Inside of card contains a thin sheet of folded paper with printed lettering that reads “Best Wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year” with eight Vietnamese characters surround the printed greeting. Dated December, 1967.

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