Playing Card


From: Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Tahka Ilaa'a
Object Number 45-15-1279.34
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Apache
Provenience Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Rawhide | Pigment

One of 40 playing cards (Montee Cards) copied on skin after the Spanish. Four suits: swords, cups, maces, money.

Length 10.2 cm
Width 5.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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