Fawn “Thank You” Card

Detail of hand engraved “Thank You”

From the original, 1999 limited edition. Only three (yes, 3) hand-engraved “Thank You” cards from the archive. $42.50 per piece including shipping. BUY HERE.

The card is ultra-thick, 4-ply, 100% Cotton Museum Board. See here for a description of paper thickness and weights. The edges are beveled, the corners are radii, then gilded in silver.

The lettering was drawn by hand with a pencil on paper. It is not calligraphy. Rather, the lettering was developed using a unique process whereby Mrs. Collins and the engraver exchanged iterations via fax machine.

Yes, a fax machine was used for communicating sketches. Remember, these were created in 1999.

Mrs. Collins still draws monograms, ciphers, and custom lettering with pencil and paper.

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