Governor of Polo Sticks Art and Meaning Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment Deck
About the Deck
Found by Leo Mayer in 1942, this deck provides a crucial link between the patterns of the East and those of the West. It has distilled the Persian/Indian suits down into suits very similar to those used still today in Mediterranean Europe. These are the same suits used in most Tarot decks today.
According to Many Schools of Thought
A dark young man. A friend.
A bad card; according to some readings, alienation.
For a woman, marriage, but probably frustrated.
Departure, Separation, Disunion
Rupture, Discord, Quarrel.