Marseille Cat Tarot

The Marseille Cat Tarot light-heartedly merges the historical French tarot tradition and anthropomorphic cats, with various furry felines in place of the human characters on the cards. The deck is illustrated with strong primary colours, but more refined artwork than the traditional woodcut prints. The minor arcana also have small feline scenes amidst the pips.

Created by Severino Baraldi
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2014
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Marseille Cat Tarot review by Monica

I admit that I opened this deck with a sense of trepidation. On one hand, the Marseille tarot is an icon, much revered and holding a sacred space among many Tarot collections. It represents, after all, both the seed and the roots of modern Tarot decks. On the other, a cat theme seemed incongruous with the profound, almost serious nature of Marseille. Anyone who is owned by a cat will know what Iím talking about*.

I am happy to say that the Marseille Cat Tarot is an effortless fusion of the old structure with a carefree, joyous theme. A key benefit of this deck is the fact it has retained both the colour scheme, and the Major and Minor Arcana aesthetics, of the original deck. Thus it presents, as far as possible, the classic Marseille model, with minor variations and additions of c... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Marseille Cat Tarot
Creators: Severino Baraldi
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2014
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Marseilles
Minor Arcana Style: Pips with Small Scenes
Suits: Chalices, Pentacles, Wands, Swords
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8

Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: French, English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Mirrored image of the Bateleur cat

Companion Material: 64-page little white booklet in six languages.

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