Card Images from the Sylph Tarot
Sylph Tarot review by Dan Pelletier
I love butterflies – the vibrancy of the colors flitting through the air…and The Sylph Tarot brought a promise of butterflies, 22 of them with their Latin names scrawled across the top of each card – but the cards feature abstract gray-scale softened images.
Wait a minute – black and white and butterflies? The art is breathtaking – soft grayscale accented with stark whites and blacks. And beautiful card backs.
Each card is labeled with the card name on the bottom, and the corresponding number in the English/American school (Justice is eleven), numbered and Hebrew lettered on the top along with the Latin Butterfly name. Some cards have been renamed (Fool = The Innocent, Magician = The Mimic, High Priestess = The Pollinator), and some remain with their original names (The Empr...
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Name: Sylph Tarot
Publisher: Adam McLean 2006
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Extra Info: The Sylph Deck is being exhibited in New York City at Kinokuniya between July 13th and December 31st, 2009. Kinokuniya is at 1073 Avenue of the Americas (between 40th and 41st St), New York, NY 10018 (phone: 212-869-1700). Store hours are 10:00am - 8:00pm (Mon-Sat) and 11:00am - 7:30pm (Sun).