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Miniature Playing Cards

Description

One miniature deck of playing cards in box (51 cards plus name cards). Each card is printed with each of the four suits. The number is represented by the actual suit icon. For example, the Nine of Spades is represented by nine spades. The face cards are beautifully represented by a renaissance style illustration. The box has four sides and bottom (no top). The paper is ribbed; background is printed in green. Decorations are printed in gold. Each of the four sides are of different leaf patterns. Back of card is printed acqua/green. Face of card is trimmed in gold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"C.L. WUST / FRANKFURT a M." (printed)
Location of origin
Frankfurt, Germany
Object type
Game
Places
Brandenburg (Germany)
Frankfurt district (Brandenburg, Germany) [national district]
Descriptive terms
DECK, CARD
miniatures (toys)
playing cards
Dimensions
10/16 x 7/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.462
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10402

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