Russian style “Slavic Costumes” playing cards first published in 1911
Non-standard Spanish-suited playing cards created by Rafael Rodriguez Hernandez and published by Ediciones Baja Andalucia, Sevilla, c.1980.
The court cards in this delightful Art Deco pack represent persons in various colourfully embroidered folkloric costumes. Designed by Hungarian artist Ilona Radnainé Szöredi, who specialised in folk needlework. The cards were produced by Piatnik's Hungarian branch in Budapest, 1932.
Reprint of “Lettische Trachten” deck first published in Latvia in 1918.
This Swiss Regional Costume pack can be seen as an early form of tourist souvenir which subsequently developed into the photographic souvenir pack.