Christmas celebrated on stamp

22 Oct 2020  Thu

USPS unveiled this year Christmas stamp that features an 18th-century Peruvian painting of the Blessed Mother and the child Jesus. Based on the painting of our lady of Guapulo currently located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the festive item was designed by Greg Breeding. The virtual stamp event will be hosted by the USPS on October 20. The USPS described the image as ‘ Enrobed in a pyramidal gown speckled with jewel and holding a spectre woven with roses and leaves, a crowned Virgin Mary looks down at a similar adorned Christ Child in her left arm. A red Rosary ropes across the centre of her dress and down to her right. To know more about stamp Visit philamart to view and purchase variety of stamps from all over the world.

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