Sunday, January 30, 2011

Marathi Playing Cards by Raja Ravi Verma

Raja Ravi Verma immortalised the Nauwari Sari in his paintings… but very few people know about the playing cards that were produced by his printing press at Lonavla. He has used Indian mythological characters… but in distinct Marathi dressing style!

CLUB: Dushyant, Shakuntala, Sutradhar

HEARTS: Harishchandra, Taramati, Vishwamitra

SPADE: Ram, Sita & Hanuman

DIAMOND: Nala, Damayanti & Hans

1 comment:

Divya N said...

Hi, I am Divya N from Chennai and I am in the process of making a jewelry collection based on Ravi Varma. Could you please tell me, where the playing cards showcased in your blog post would be available? Even if only a few cards are available I would be interested in them..Plz mail me at jewelsofsayuri@gmail (dot)com Thanks

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