Wednesday, 12 October 2011

"Trevigiane" (venetian pattern )

the following deck is by Modanio.
it is a deck of 52 cards, which is unusual, because you normally get it in 40-card decks.
Some features to note:
I-the aces carry mottoes- like on the ace of cups"PER UN PUNTO MARTIN PERSE LA CAPPA"- for want of one point, martin lost his cloak-
II-the 2 and 6 of swords carry little pictures in them.
III the jack of swords ( 2nd pic, 1st row, 3rd from left)  carries a severed head- charming....

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