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Naipe Cantaclaro

Naipe Cantaclaro, anonymous manufacturer, c.1965-70. The designs are a colourful version of the Spanish Catalan pattern, with a crowing cockerel on the 4 of cups and the reverse. The four kings wear moustaches. Every Colombian household would have had a pack of these cards at home.

Naipe Cantaclaro, Colombia

Above: Naipe Cantaclaro, 40 cards, rounded corners, anonymous manufacturer, c.1965-70. The designs are a colourful version of the Spanish Catalan pattern, with a crowing cockerel on the 4 of cups and the reverse (red or blue). The Jacks and Cavaliers have small shadows. The kings wear moustaches. Images courtesy Luz √Āngela Vargas.

Naipe Cantaclaro, Colombia
Naipe Cantaclaro, Colombia
Last Updated July 26, 2016 at 08:12pm

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