Miniature Sheet on Indian Fashion through the Ages Series II- Sari in Myriad Forms -2019

Stamps on Indian Fashion through the Ages Series II- Sari in Myriad Forms -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on the theme  Indian Fashion through the Ages- Series II – Sari in Myriad Forms. It was issued on 12 Jun 2019.

Rupees 12 – Traditional Parsi Attire. The Parsi woman is wearing a traditional Gara embroidery Sari. Parsi man is wearing a long caftan and turban around the head.

Rupees Five – PatharePrabhu.This form came from Patan Gujarat to Bombay. It was also inspired by English fashion trends of those times. The women tailored their blouses with the English Puffed sleeves and wore them under the Kasbis -a nine-yard satin sari with border in gold and silver. These were path-breaking fashion designs.

Rupees Five – Brahmika Sari. A Woman from Tagore household staying in Bombay modified the Parsi style of Sari worn in Gujarat to adapt to the social circles of Bombay. The Pallu was draped over the left shoulder instead of the right shoulder. The ladies from Brahmo Samaj started calling it Brahmika Sari.

Rupees 15 –  Silver Screen. The Saris or dresses won by actresses of Indian Cinema or SilverScreen was a fashion statement. The 1930’s attire of Leading actress Devika Rani is featured on this stamp.

INDIA MS FASHION SARI
INDIA MS 2019- FASHION -SARI IN MYRIAD FORMS.
INDIA FASHION SAREE BROCHURE
INDIA 2019- FASHION -SARI IN MYRIAD FORMS.
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Ceremonial Fans  – Miniature Sheet Thailand 2007.

Ceremonial Fans  – Miniature Sheet Thailand 2007.

Date of Issue – 02 Apr 2007.

Thailand issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on Ceremonial Fans of King Chulalongkorn under te Heritage Conservation Day 2007 series. The Miniature sheet with four stamps of 5 baht each is in the shape of a Fan.

THAILAND ODD BUDDHISM
THAILAND MS 2007- CEREMONIAL FANS OF KING CHULALONGKORN

Stamps on Ketubah – Israel 1978.

Stamps on Ketubah – Israel 1978.

The Ketubah is a Jewish Marriage contract or a Jewish prenuptial agreement. It is an important part of any Jewish Wedding and generally lists the responsibilities of Groom towards his bride.

Israel issued a set of three stamps on illuminated Jewish Marriage Contracts or Ketubah on 14 Feb 1978. The stamps with tabs are listed.

0.75 LIRA – Ketubah The Netherlands 1648   3.90 Lira –  Ketubah Morocco 1897.

6.00 Lira – Ketubah Jerusalem 1846.

ISRAEL MARRAIGE
ISRAEL 1978 – KETUBAH – JEWISH MARRIAGE CONTRACTS.

 

Khajuraho Millenium -Stamp of India -1999.

Khajuraho Millenium -Stamp of India -1999.

The Temples of Khajuraho were built during the 9th to 12th century. Most of the temples are decorated with sculptures of Gods, Goddesses, apsaras etc. They are Hindu and Jain temples.

Date of issue- 06 Mar 1999     Print run- One million.

The stamp depicts one of the sculptures “Apsara removing a thorn from her foot” .A picture of Visvanatha temple dated 999 AD is shown on First Day Cover. FDC is listed with the cancellation of 1 CBPO.

INDIA FDC KHAJURAO
INDIA FDC 1999- KHAJURAHO TEMPLE

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Suriname 1986.

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Suriname 1986.

Halley’s Comet is a short period comet visible every 75-76 years. It last appeared in 1986 and the next appearance is likely on 28 July 2061. It was discovered in 1758 by Edmond Halley and hence the name Halley’s Comet.

Suriname issued two stamps on 05 Mar 1986

50c- Bayeux Tapestry                            110c- Halley’s Comet

SURINAME HALLEY'S COMET
SURINAME 1986-HALLEY’S COMET

Stamps on Child Welfare –Indian Weaving – Suriname 1985

Stamps on Child Welfare –Indian Weaving – Suriname 1985

Suriname issued Three stamps on  Child Welfare on 06 Nov 1985. The theme was Indian Weaving and Geometric shapes.

SURINAME CHILDREN 1987
SURINAME 1987- CHILD WELFARE -INDIAN WEAVING.

Stamps on Child Welfare – Suriname 1984

Stamps on Child Welfare – Suriname 1984

Suriname issued stamps on  Child Welfare on 14 Nov 1984.

5c – Lanterns          10c – Kites          30+10c- Pingi-pingi-Kasi. It is a traditional indoor game played by Girls.

SURINAME 84 CHILDREN 1
SURINAME 1984- CHILD WELFARE -LANTERNS, KITES, PINGI -PINGI-KASI

50+25 c – Cricket          90+30 c – Peroen Peroen. Rural Indoor game played with a song.

SURINAME 84 CHILDREN 2
SURINAME 1984 – CHILDREN WELFARE- CRICKET AND PEROEN PEROEN