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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 Ángela Vargas.

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

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