Apache rawhide playing cards by ‘Tonto Naipero’, c.1871.
Apache Indian Playing Cards made on rawhide, first recorded 1875.
Baraja Cuauhtémoc published by Treviño Narro, Monterrey, Mexico Original artwork by P. X. Santaella featuring Aztec and other important pre-Columbian cultures.
“Calendario Inka” playing cards published by Power Casinos, Lima, Peru, c.2004.
Pre-Incas & Incas Souvenir Playing Cards, Cusco, Peru, 2000
Naipe El Ferrocarril made by La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960
Playing Cards from Guatemala
Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000, promoting alpaca and cotton
'Inka-Dynasty' playing cards are based on historic 16th century designs by the Peruvian chronicler Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala, and printed by Power Casinos, Lima, Peru, c.2004.
Tacuabé was a Charrúa native from Uruguay, an indigenous tribe that became extinct following European conquest and colonisation.
Spanish-suited playing cards made on rawhide and said to have been used by Chilean Mapuche Indians, XVI-XVII century
“Maya” playing cards were designed by Russian artist V. M. Sveshnikov and first published by The Colour Printing Plant, St Petersburg, in 1975.
The Maya Deck produced by Stancraft for Hoyle, 1976.
Maya Playing Cards, plus a multi-lingual leaflet published by Mundo Maya / Creaciones Artesanales del Sureste and a booklet describing the history of the Mayas, inside a specially made artesanal box.
Mayan Playing Cards from Guatemala / Baraja Maya / containing illustrations of archaeology, art, folklore, history and mythology of the Mayans.
Native Indian hand-made cards made on rawhide
Ojibwa Native Indian playing cards hand manufactured on birch bark in imitation of standard French / English cards, c.1875.
MEXICO shares a long tradition with Spain in the field of playing cards. The Estanco de Naipes (playing-card monopoly) was established in 1576.
Baraja Tonalamatl Mexican Aztec playing cards based on the prehispanic Codex Borgia manuscript.
“Allfours Carnival Playing Cards” designed by Gabby Woodham, Trinidad, 1995