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Moorish Playing Cards
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The Moorish deck has been dated to around 1414 to 1495. The original playing cards were printed with thick black lines, on white paper. It is theorized that these cards are related to Arabic cards and carry the number cards of one to ten plus three court cards for a total of 52 playing cards. These cards also have European influences, especially from Spain and Italy. You can tell this by the flowers found in the cards.

Medieval playing cards were all sorts of sizes and shapes. They did not have any standardization. Some playing cards were actually circular cards. Deck sizes range from three and a half inches tall to five and seven eighths tall, and two and three quarter of an inch wide.

Unlike, modern day playing cards, playing cards in the middle ages were not coated like modern day playing cards, and they were block printed on paste board. Paste board was four to six sheets of paper glued together.

The cards in this deck are 4 ½ inches tall and 2 ½ inches wide. They are printed on natural colored, 130 pound, double thick card stock. The heavy card stock is to attempt to replicate the feel of pasteboard. These cards are uncoated to replicate the feel of medieval playing cards. Metal storage tin. The cards are printed in black block printing style drawings. The cards are offset printed for durability of the image on the card.

Please not you will find these playing cards very stiff until the deck has been broken in. This is due to the type of paper the cards are printed on. You may find it akward to poker shuffle at first due to the odd size of the cards.

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The Moorish deck has been dated to around 1414 to 1495. The original playing cards were printed with thick black lines, on white paper. It is theorized that these cards are related to Arabic cards and carry the number cards of one to ten plus three court cards for a total of 52 playing cards. These cards also have European influences, especially from Spain and Italy. You can tell this by the flowers found in the cards.

Medieval playing cards were all sorts of sizes and shapes. They did not have any standardization. Some playing cards were actually circular cards. Deck sizes range from three and a half inches tall to five and seven eighths tall, and two and three quarter of an inch wide.

Unlike, modern day playing cards, playing cards in the middle ages were not coated like modern day playing cards, and they were block printed on paste board. Paste board was four to six sheets of paper glued together.

The cards in this deck are 4 ½ inches tall and 2 ½ inches wide. They are printed on natural colored, 130 pound, double thick card stock. The heavy card stock is to attempt to replicate the feel of pasteboard. These cards are uncoated to replicate the feel of medieval playing cards. Metal storage tin. The cards are printed in black block printing style drawings. The cards are offset printed for durability of the image on the card.

Please not you will find these playing cards very stiff until the deck has been broken in. This is due to the type of paper the cards are printed on. You may find it akward to poker shuffle at first due to the odd size of the cards.

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