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Inka Culture

Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000, promoting alpaca and cotton.

Inka Culture playing cards

Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000.   See also: Inka-Dynasty and Inka-Calendar playing cards. The same images depicting traditional Peruvian culture are repeated in each suit with large, bold indices in the corners and captions in English and Spanish.

Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000 Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000 Inka Culture playing cards box, Peru, c.2000

Above: Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000, published by Misk'i Alpaca and Cotton, whose details are shown on the box flap (shown right). The cards have square corners, 52 cards + 2 Jokers.

See also: Inka-Dynasty and Inka-Calendar playing cards.

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By Simon Wintle

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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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