Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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deck of playing cards
  • Perfection Playing Card Co.
  • deck of playing cards, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Gift of Mrs. W. H. Sears
  • Not on display
  • 1930.0030

Deck of four suits with joker. Ace of spades has maker's name and trademark. Joker has clown popping out of box. Box labeled "The Jolly Joker Here we are again." Around pip of ace of clubs is printed "Second Quality". Back of cards is light blue with dark blue design of interlaced circles and triangles.