The Bohemian Pattern, sometimes called the Prager Pattern, has roots in the 16th century.
Four themed ‘Čierny Peter’ card games by Obchodní Tiskărny
During the 19th century growing nationalist sentiment led to a rejection of Austro-Hungarian culture in favour of that of the native Czech people. One outcome from this movement was a ‘Nationalistic’ pack of playing cards painted by Emanuel Neumann.
The Republic of Czechoslovakia was founded in 1918 from the former Austro-Hungarian empire.
Kamarát miniature toy playing cards from Czechoslovakia