Ethiopian Air Lines

Ethiopian Air Lines playing cards designed by Melles Habtezghi, c.1969

Ethiopian Air Lines playing cards designed by Melles Habtezghi with English and Ethiopian indices on all cards. The back design shows the Lion of Judah at the centre of a series of concentric circles and ethnic motifs, with musical instruments all framed by a decorative border. The court cards are indigenous peoples wearing regional costumes decorated with similar symbols, with the same outlines used in each suit.

Ethiopian Air Lines playing cards designed by Melles Habtezghi, c.1969 Ethiopian Air Lines playing cards designed by Melles Habtezghi, c.1969

Above: Ethiopian Air Lines playing cards designed by Melles Habtezghi, manufactured by Nintendo, c.1969. 52 cards + 2 Jokers.

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