Historical Animal Tarot Playing Cards, Variation on Paris Pattern


A faithful reproduction of a historical Tarot playing deck of cards in a bold style from 1805 based on the French-suited card games but introducing in its trump card design, folklorish carnival animal characters with elements of slapstick (from Eastern Europe).

This deck includes numbers 1-10, an ace, three male face cards, Jack, Cavalier and King and a Queen per each suit, as well as 21 trump cards and a joker.

A natural progression for our shop and our love of paper, given the parallel narrative between card manufacturing and decorative paper making both utilising the craft knowledge of woodblock print.  

78 cards
109mm x 57mm