About the Card
The Queen of Batons or Wands
- Grand Etteilla: Card Number 23
- Petit Etteilla: Queen of Diamonds
The Queen of Batons sits so that we see her in profile, looking toward the left of the card. She gazes at a large baton that she holds in her right hand, topped with an acorn. Her left arm rests on a shield that shows an escutcheon with small oak leaves. She wears a helmet encircled by a crown with wings on the side, and with small leaf decorations. She also wears epaulets in the shape of the Green Man’s face. Her mask is brown and painted with red and green leaves and vines. Her dress has a pattern of acorns and red and green oak leaves.
Woman of the country, woman of the woods, craftswoman, thrifty housekeeper, hostess, honest woman, honesty, honor, civility, politeness, good manners.
Good woman, goodness, excellence, obliging, helpful, good deed, service, charity, alms, favor, obligation.