teNeues NYC Stationery is proud to share our newest offering, classic Playing Cards with our signature style curated from museum art and illustrations from our favorite artists around the world printed on embossed, premium blue-core card stock in a gift box with flip-top magnetic closure.
Albert Racinet traveled to Egypt over 100 years ago and made these beautiful recreations of the art and design he saw. Beautifully observed and realized, this card set pattern is taken from an authentic ancient Egyptian pattern from his travels.
Our little portable box is giftable and great for travel, fits in any bag and the magnetic closure keeps the cards together between games.
- Standard deck of 54 playing cards including 2x joker cards
- Full-color, richly -printed artwork on embossed, blue-core card stock
- Giftable flip-top box with magnetic closure
- Box measures: 3.75 x 2.75 x 1"
Albert-Charles-Auguste-Racinet (1825-1893) was a French costume historian, painter, illustrator, and author. Racinet's publication L'Ornement Polychrome is a monumental collection of more than 100 richly-colored lithographic plates depicting decorative artwork from ancient civilizations through the 19th century.