In the style of religious icon paintings, these Russian court card figures wear costumes reminiscent of the mid-17th century.
Above: “Palekh” traditional style Russian playing cards with artwork by Aleksey Orleansky, printed by the Colour Printing Plant, 1995. 52 cards + 2 Jokers + 2 extra cards in single or double boxes. Images courtesy Valentin Krasavin.
Right: one of the Jokers and the two extra cards (click image to zoom)→