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[French sheet of block and stencil playing cards]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

[French sheet of block and stencil playing cards]

From: Cary Collection of Playing Cards

Call Number:
Creator: Gayon, Pierre
Language:
Date: ca. 1495
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Type of Resource:
Description:
Nonstandard sheet. French suit system. Original design. Single figure. Block and stencil. Back plain, with binding remnants. Square borders.
16, K-JS, K-JH, K-JD, K-JC, with 4 additional cards, K(2), Q, J. KS: borbon; QS: argine; JS: molart|p. gayon; KH: Ciermony; QH: Judic; JH: alansont; KD: le Couer con [?]; QD: Bersabee; JD: Lapdorat; KC: orliens; QC: dame donner: K, aligned with S: David; Q, aligned with H: la puselle; J, aligned with D: artus; K, aligned with C: charlemaine.
Abstract:
French suit system. This sheet, in two pieces, apparently was part of the binding material of Les fleurs et manieres des temps passes, Louis Cruse, Geneva, 1495.
Physical Description:
1 sheet, (16 playing cards) : color illustrations ; 95 x 63 mm. on sheet 392 x 270 mm.
Box:
Box Sheets 37
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 11504567
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