Trinidad Carnival Playing Cards

Trinidad’s lively street carnival can be felt in this deck designed by Gabby Woodham and published as “Allfours Carnival Playing Cards”. Allfours is a popular Trinidadian card game and championships are held on a yearly basis. Each suit depicts diverse decorative patterns and inhabitants of Trinidad, presenting a wide range of ethnicity, religion, and culture: clubs show the Amerindians from South America. diamonds depict Afro-Trinidadians. spades show Indo-Trinis [pronounced ‘Trin-ees’] and hearts portray present day Trinis. See the Box

“Allfours  Carnival Playing Cards” designed by Gabby Woodham, Trinidad, 1995 “Allfours  Carnival Playing Cards” designed by Gabby Woodham, Trinidad, 1995

Above: “Allfours Carnival Playing Cards” designed by Gabby Woodham, Trinidad, 1995. The deck was printed in Canada. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

“Allfours  Carnival Playing Cards” designed by Gabby Woodham, Trinidad, 1995
Last Updated December 21, 2021 at 06:50pm

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