South Africa 2014 Ukuthunga to Sew

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date : 30th May 2014
  • one value in a gummed miniature sheet
  • Designed by : Thandi Sithole
  • Printed by : Joh. Enschedé, Netherlands
  • Print process : litho and screenprinting (raised print)
  • stamp format height 30½mm x width 50mm. Miniature sheet format height 85mm x width 115mm
  • Perforations : 13.25 x 13.75
  • Non-denominated, inscribed (with embroidery) 'Econoparcel'

Ukuthunga - celebrating the joy of creative embroidery[edit]


Miniature sheet (composite design with border): embroidery, after Goodness Basolivumeleni c2003
Econoparcel (22.80r) ~ elephant with crocodile inside it

  • the embroidery is from KwaZula Natal, where The Tunga Embroidery Studio at Pro Nobis Farm, near Hluhuwe, has continued the traditional style of Basolivumeli (died 2005)

Miniature Sheet[edit]

miniature sheet

First Day Cover[edit]

South Africa 2014 Ukuthunga to Sew fdc.jpg