Unter of Hearts Art and Meaning Early German Stenciled Playing Card Deck Fragment Deck
About the Deck
Germany, before 1500
According to Many Schools of Thought
Fair child. A messenger. A birth.
Good augury; also a young man who is unfortunate in love.
Obstacles of all kinds.
Love. Happiness. Pleasure. Concord.
A fair Youth, Confidence, Probity, Discretion, Integrity
A Flatterer, Deception, Artifice.
A young bachelor devoted to enjoyment
a military lover with a grievance.
bridegroom; a fortunate wooer; the lover will at last soften the heart of his coy charmer; proposals of marriage and consent; you will receive tomorrow a letter containing money.