78 cards with tahitian patterns
The cards are illustrated by the painter Gotz. Differents motives are drawn on the trump cards :
- Traditional objects : Outrigger Canoe or Vaa, Sculpted Rows, Fishhook, Umete (wooden dish), Pestle, Headache, Spear, Nose flute, Drums
- Sacred objects and ancestor worship : Tiki, Marae
- Life scenes : Fishing, Tatoo, Tapa fabrication, Occidentals arrival, Dancing, Ceremonial dress.
The translation of each figure is written in tahitian language :
- King : Arii
- Queen : Arii Vahine
- Rider : To’a
- Jack : Ahi-Tu
All the figures are represented with traditional ceremonial dress with polynesain tatoo motives. Each color is categorized :
- Spade : Marquisian islands
- Heart : Tahiti
- Diamond : Hawaï
- Club : Maori
The 78 cards are stored in a cardboard-wrapped box.