Unter of Acorns Art and Meaning Early German Stenciled Playing Card Deck Fragment Deck
About the Deck
Germany, before 1500
According to Many Schools of Thought
A dark child. A friend. Also represents a message or letter from a near relation.
Young man of family in search of young lady.
Discord in family. Unhappiness between lovers. Illness. Protracted sufferings.
A Good Stranger, Good News, Pleasure, Satisfaction
Ill News, Displeasure, Chagrin, Worry.
A ready-witted young man, clever at his work and ardent in his love
irresponsible and fickle.
signifies jealousy; when it is an unmarried person who inquires of the cards, this jealousy, alas! Is well founded.