Tarocchino Milanese

Tarocchino Milanese is a 19th century reproduction of a deck used for the Tarot game of 'Tarocchino', as played in Milan. The art is a simplified version of the Della Rocca and Dotti Soprafino decks.

Created by Pietro Masenghini
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Masenghini
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I like to think of this deck as "Soprafino for Dummies." According to the descriptive card in the deck, "this pack of cards is a faithful reproduction of that which was used for the ancient game of "Tarocchino" as played in Milan and was produced by the firm of P. Masenghini in Bergamo towards the end of the 19th century. The deck has apparently remained in print for use by game players as well as diviners since then.

The above description exhausts the English text that comes in the packaging. The designs of the deck are based strongly on the Della Rocca and Dotti Soprafino tarots. In this deck, they have been simplified, apparently to suit them to the needs of a less sophisticated printing technology. The figures are drawn in simple line art. Much of the background of the e... read more reviews.

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Name: Tarocchino Milanese
Creators: Pietro Masenghini
Publisher: Masenghini
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Marseilles
Minor Arcana Style: Marseilles-Style Pips
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Language: Italian
Card Back: Unknown

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