Prickly pear pattern book greeting card
Single greeting card with an adaptation of a vintage colourful etching of a prickly pear (Opuntia species): flowering and fruiting stem. by J Pass (c.1800), after J Ihle. Printed on sustainably sourced, acid free, carbon neutral paper. Individually wrapped in a cellophane sleeve, with a 120gsm recycled envelope.
The Pattern Book curates vintage graphics from art, literature and science to create unique greeting cards. There’s beauty to be found everywhere. Whether in a long-forgotten graphic work, an old scientific illustration, an obscure, even baffling, technical drawing, the Pattern Book cards focus on art, science and the history of ideas, seeking out thoughtful and elegant designs in unusual places. These cards are printed in England on sustainably sourced paper.