Mayan playing cards

Or rather, vintage Soviet playing cards featuring Mayan-esque artwork. I’m not sure if there was a specific internationalist/anti-capitalist intent, or if the designers just thought they’d look neat. Which they do—love that cute opossum/squirrel in the queen’s hand!

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Mayan playing cards,” posted by Andy B, Design Boom, 20 November 2008

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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