In fact we love 'salmiakki' so much it has even made it to the traditional 'Jussi-paita' shirt from Etelä-Pohjanmaa region. (Just kidding, this is a traditional pattern from the region way before 'salmiakki')
The card shows a young man in the costume of Southern Ostrobothnia. This is typical male costume of Ostrobothnia consisting of trousers, a striped waistcoat, a coat, a belt, puukko with sheath and often a felt hat with a brim. The belt is quite special. It has tens of metal clasps. A puukko is a traditional Finnish style hand-crafted wooden belt-knife. This is more of a tool rather than a weapon.
Lapuan Kankurit weaving mill is located in Lapua, South Ostrobothnia, Finland. In this part of Finland you find yourself surrounded by beautiful and fertile countryside. The beautiful fields of the river valleys are typical for the region.