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Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1999 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jetset (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-sewn acetate with photocopying, cotton thread, tinsel thread, foil confetti, synthetic fibres, glitter-glue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jill Ritblat

  • Museum number:

    E.166-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 221

Many companies, especially in the creative industries, produce their own Christmas cards which they send to clients and other contacts to raise their profile and promote their values. This example by skiwear manufacturer Jetset was sent to V&A donor and woman of fashion Jill Ritblat for the Millennium.

Physical description

Two A5 sheets of acetate, one with photocopied greeting, sewn together to encapsulate abstract arrangement of foil 'confetti', glitter, tinsel thread, and other fibres.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1999 (made)

Artist/maker

Jetset (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Machine-sewn acetate with photocopying, cotton thread, tinsel thread, foil confetti, synthetic fibres, glitter-glue

Marks and inscriptions

Swiss postage stamp and postmark, top right corner

Recipient's name and address, right hand side, hand-written in silver ink

MERRY CHRISTMAS / AND A / HAPPY NEW YEAR THE / Jetset TEAM
Left hand side, printed in black

Dimensions

Height: 14.8 cm, Width: 21 cm

Descriptive line

Christmas/New Year card by Jetset, 1999

Production Note

Reason For Production: Private

Materials

Acetate; Cotton thread; Tinsel; Foil; Synthetic fibre; Glitter; Glue

Techniques

Machine sewing; Photocopying

Categories

Christmas; Greeting cards

Production Type

Limited edition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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