This exquisite set of Playing cards from the 16th century goes by the name Athrangi Ganjifa. Ath for the numeral eight and rangi for coloured. Each of the eight suits is depicted by stylized birds drawn in Pattachitra style.Originally Handmade by recognised Artisans from Odisha. This set is printed with gold edging.Craft type - Ganjifa and Pattachitra .About Craft -This exclusive set of Athrangi Ganjifa consists of 96 cards originally illustrated with hand painted birds. The birds are drawn freestyle, peppered across the card surfaces in no particular order or angle of placement. In typical Ganjifa tradition, the pip cards are not numbered. The player instead depends on his quick counting skills. Material : 100% natural materials -paper. Package Inclusions - 96 beautifully illustrated cards, originally hand painted by Artist Banamalli Mohapatra , packed in a very classic style box.Ganjifa cards lend themselves beautifully to variations of modern games such as poker and Teen Patti, its three-card version popular in India.Care Instructions- water resistant but not water proof.Potli is a member of FAIR TRADE FORUM-India. We follow all FAIR TRADE Practices laid down by the Forum.