Stamps on Material Culture – Kenya 1988

Stamps on Material Culture – Kenya 1988

Kenya issued a set of Five stamps on Material Culture on 20 Sep 1988.

1 SH -Calabashes – Made from Gourds -used for serving food,dishing food.

3 Sh – Milk Gourds- Dried Vegetable ,used for storage, fetching water etc

5 Sh – Cooking Pots- Used for Cooking,storage,drying Fabrics etc

7 Sh – Winnowing Trays- made of doum palm tree-used for Winnowing grain

10 Sh -Reed Baskets -Plaited or woven baskets -used storage,serving,winnowing

A FDC  is listed.

FDC KENYA MATERIAL CULTURE
FDC KENYA 1988 – MATERIAL CULTURE – POTS ,CALABASHES, REED BASKETS ,MILK GOURDS

Thanjavur Dolls – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Dolls – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Thanjavur Doll or “Thanjavur Thalai-Atti-Bommai” is atype of traditional Indian Bobble -Head or Roly-Poly toy made of terracota material.Its Centre of Gravity and total weight is concentrated at its bottom most central core all the the time so as to present a dance like continuous movement with slow damping oscillations. Hence it comes back to its normal seating position automatically after being tilted anyway.This doll has secured Geographical indication in the year 2007

A Special cover on Thanjavur Dolls was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/26/2015.

SPL COVER THANJAVUR DOLLS
SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR DOLLS 2015

Thanjavur Art Plate – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Art Plate – Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. The creation of Thanjavur art plate is credited to Raja Serfoji II (1797-1832) the Maratha ruler of Thanjavur Tamilnadu who directed his royal artisans to create an object that would reflect the glory of his Kingdom. Silver brass and Copper are encrusted on to each other to create this stunning & beautiful piece of art . The effect of silver in high relief on reddish copper ground is unusual and striking. This art plate has secured Geographical indication in the year 2006.

A Special Cover released on 03 Sep 2015 features this unique piece of Art. The Art Plate and Cancellation feature the World Famous Brihadeeswarar Temple of Thanjavur.This cover was issued during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/27/15

SPL CVR THANJAVUR PLATE
SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR ART PLATE

Norwegian Folk Museum – Stamps of Norway 1994

Norwegian Folk Museum – Stamps of Norway 1994

Norsk Folkemuseum was established in 1894 by librarian and historian Hans Aall (1867-1946). Norsk Folkemuseum (Norwegian Museum of Cultural History) at Bygdoy,Oslo,Norway is a museum of Cultural History with extensive collection of artifacts from all social groups  and all regions of the country. It is one of the World’s largest Open air museum with more than 150 buildings relocated.

Norway issued a set of two stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of Norwegian Folk Museum on 14 Jun 1994 . The two stamps feature Farmhouses and a sledge. A FDC is listed.

NORWAY FOLK MUSEUM
STAMPS ON NORWAY FOLK MUSEUM – 100TH ANNIVERSARY -1994

Women’s Museum in UAE – Stamps of UAE 2015.

Women’s Museum in UAE – Stamps of  UAE 2015

A Women’s Museum was established in Dubai in 2012. UAE issue a set of Five stamps on Women’s Museum on 17 Jun 2015.

The stamps feature

Ist Batch of Female Students 1953-54

Al Riwah Folklore Dance

The First Women Museum in Arab World Dubai

Women’s contribution to economic activities in 1960’s

Women’s Education in UAE in the 70’s

A FDC is listed.

FDC UAE WOMEN MUSEUM
WOMEN’S MUSEUM IN UAE – STAMPS OF UAE 2015

 

 

Europa stamps – Great Britain  -1990-Post Office Buildings

Europa stamps – Great Britain  -1990

Great Britain  issued a set of two stamp on Europa theme on 06 Mar 1990 . The theme for 1990 was Post Office Buildings .

20p – Alexandra Palace – Venue of 1990 World Stamp Exhibition

29p- British Philatelic Bureau ,Brandon Street Edinburgh

Glasgow was Chosen as European City of Culture 1990. the other two stamps are on Glasgow.

20p- Glasgow School of Art

37p- Templeton Carpet Factory Glasgow

A FDC is listed.

FDC GB EUROPA 1990
FDC -GB EUROPA 1990 -POST OFFICE BUILDINGS & GLASGOW EUROPEAN CITY OF CULTURE

 

Stamps on Handicrafts & Wood Carvings – Malawi 1977

Stamps on Handicrafts & Wood Carvings – Malawi 1977

Malawi released  a set of Four stamps on Handicrafts on 01 Apr 1977 . The stamps feature Wood Carvings made of Ebony – dense black hardwood. The stamps depict

4t – Ebony Ancestor , 10t – Elephant , 20t – Ebony Rhinoceros  , 40t -Wooden Antelope.

A FDC with four stamps and Ebony native is listed.

FDC MALAWI HANDICRAFTS
FDC MALAWI HANDICRAFTS AND WOOD CARVINGS -1977