Divided back, artist-signed, unused postcard. Finnish Handicraft Series. Circa 1950s – 1980s.
The date is unknown for this postcard, as no other cards were found online under any form of the back description:
Finnish Handcraft Series. Hemslöjdsföreningarnas Centralförbunds serie. Kotiteollisuusjärjestöjen Keskusliiton sarja. Maybe 1950s – 1980s as a broad guess. The artist’s initials “H. T.” appear at the bottom-left of the cross-country ski scene. Underneath are a reindeer and tree motif and above a diamond pattern. This is just a beautiful card. And that’s a Sami (Saami) man in traditional dress with a Four Winds Hat. I love the dog in mid-spring! as in bounce, that is. If you’re weary, the dog’s exuberance will rejuvenate you!
Sources: Four Winds Hat. n.d. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sami_people (accessed May 13, 2017).
Sami People. n.d. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sami_people (accessed May 13, 2017).