Mysore Palace Playing Cards

Mysore Palace Playing Cards


The standard Playing Cards of India, - Ganjifa - fall under two categories; the 96 card Moghul Ganjifa of 12 cards into eight suits, and 120 or 144 cards of the Dashavatara Ganjifa of 12 cards into ten or twelve suits. Made for Kings, noble men and the common people from a great variety of material such as ivory, tortoise shell, mother-of -pearl, leather, palm leaf, starched cotton fabric, patta, paper, etc.

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