Folklore comes in many forms. Sometimes traditional story-telling preserves legends about local characters or events. Folklore may be rooted in the traditional cultures of the peoples who settled in the area, or of the local, indigenous people. It may involve music, dance, belief, objects, customs and so on.
Spooky designs such as black cats, pumpkins, bats, spiders and ghosts for Halloween.
Giuliano Costa's Jack-O’-Lantern tarot blends Rider-Waite symbolism with the rich and atmospheric themes of Halloween.
Playing cards designed by artist Larisa Kovalass-Kovalevska on the theme of the Latvian folk epic “Lāčplēsis”.
Avventure di Pinocchio by Dal Negro, based on Carlo Collodi’s famous 1883 novel “The Adventures of Pinocchio”.
Märchen-Quartett (Fairy Tales) illustrated by J. P. Werth and published by J. W. Spear & Söhne, c.1915.
Fairy Tales quartet designed by Annemarie Gramberg, published by Vereinigte Altenburger und Stralsunder Spielkarten-Fabriken AG, 1955.