Ace of Swords Tarot Card Meaning and Art Moorish Playing Card Deck Fragment
About the Deck
From an uncut sheet found in a museum in Barcelona. This deck provides an important link between the Mamluk deck pattern and the Mediterranean deck pattern, because it shares features of both; in general it looks fairly European, but the wands look like Polo Sticks and the Cups still look like Myriads, harking back to Ancient Chinese money-suited cards.
Spain, c. 1414.
According to Many Schools of Thought
Commencement of enmity.
Great prosperity or great misery.
Marriage broken off, for a woman, through her own imprudence.
The inquirer, if male.
The inquirer, if female.
Triumph, Fecundity, Fertility, Prosperity
Embarrassment, Foolish and Hopeless Love, Obstacle, Hindrance.
news of a death, sorrow.
if you keep it a secret that you dye your hair (or beard) a certain person will bestow his (her) heart upon you.