Dashabotar cards : Cards from a Kurmo (tortoise) suit
The twelve cards in each of the ten suits of Dashabotar cards contains a Raja (king) as an upper court card and a Mantri (minister) as a lower court card along with ten numeral cards. The two court cards in a suit carry a depiction of a specific Vishnu avatar while each numeral card carries the symbol of the avatar - in this case, that of the tortoise or Kurmo. This image depicts the ten numeral cards along with the Mantri of the Kurmo suit
Location : Bishnupur, Bankura, West Bengal
Subject : Bankura, Folk craft, Dashabotar Cards