Later Sicilian Tarocco pattern,
IPCS P.S. n.13 (IPT-2.1).
Lorenzo di Lorenzo, Palermo?
Latin suits; “Portuguese” type,
Sicilian variant; full figure.
XIX century (second half).
Hand-colored xylography in red, green, blue,
yellow and pink incarnate template.
Turned over; corners not rounded; double linear frame
with internal decorations; on the inside there’s a dog with
the writing “LORENZO DI LORENZO” (with erroneous
vertically mirrored “Z”).
Number of cards:
59/63 (4,5,6 and 7 of Coins missing).
Common characteristics of the modern pattern: Arabic numbers,
Figures of suits without indices, Trionfo 20-Jupiter without any
character to his side, 9-Chariot represented frontally instead than sideways,
4-Constance without writing on the cartouche on the top, the lowest
not numbered Trionfo now has the writing “Misery” instead of “Poverty”
and is chained to a cubic boulder.
Alberto Milano heirs, Milano.