Slovakia: Easter 2017 Stamp

slovakia easter stampA folk painting from the Vajnory church of Our Lady of Sorrows has become the motif of the new postal stamp. On the painting is a pelican, Christological symbol as the pelican was once thought to piece its own breast to feed young with its blood. The postal stamp is called “Easter: Folk Painting Vajnory” and its value is 0.50€.

Its proportions are 26.5 x 33.9 millimetres and it was printed by the offset technique in Poštovní tiskárna cenin, Prague. The author of the postal stamp, FDC envelope and rubber stamp is Marianna Žálec Varcholová.

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