Today’s WTF image comes from a manuscript called the Little Book of Love (Petit Livre d’Amour), which Pierre Sala wrote and had illuminated for his future wife, Marguerite Bullioud.
Master of the Chronique scandaleuse, Maidens and Winged Hearts from Pierre Sala’s Petit Livre d’Amour (Stowe 955, fol.13), c. 1500, tempera and gold leaf on parchment. The British Library, London
I love that even as early as c. 1500 the ♥ was used as a symbol for the heart and, in the context of today’s manuscript, for love.
Read more about the manuscript to which today’s totally bizarre image pertains on the British Library website.