Slutsk sashes

Newsletter # 11 (564) March 6, 2014
On March 14, 2014 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp Slutsk sashes.
Designer: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 131/4. Size of the stamp: 45x45x45 mm. Sheet composition: 5 (5x1) stamps. Size of the sheet: 146x59 mm. The technique of relief stamping is used on the stamp. Print quantity: 60.000 stamps.
Slutsk sashes are articles of Belarus manufactory weaving of the second half of 18th — the beginning of 19th centuries. They were called according to the place of origin — Slutsk town. There at the beginning of 1760-ies prince M. K.  Radziwill nicknamed Rybonjka (pet name of fish) organised the manufacture of sashes that were items of dress of magnates and gentry of Belarus, Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine. From the second half of 19th century Slutsk sashes were collected as masterpieces of designed weaving.
No. 1009
Slutsk sashes
Elements of protection
Colour of the postmark — red.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye. Medved.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.

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