(aka Cary-Yale Tarot Deck or Visconti di Madrone Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Cary Yale Visconti Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it. Like the other Visconti decks, it features numerous heraldic devices. Unlike the other Visconti decks, it features a maid and a lady among the court cards.
Traditionally said to have been commissioned by Fillipo Maria Visconti for the 1441 marriage of Bianca Maria Visconti to Francesco Sforza I.
Italy, c. 1441.
A large fortune.
Improved position for a lady's future husband.
Impatience, apprehension, suspicion.
Happy journey. Arrival of friends. A short trip. A journey.
Money, Finance, Treasure, Gain, Profit
Disturbance, Worry, Anxiety, Melancholy.
Unkindly chat cynicism
stupid and unfounded slander.
you will live with the constant idea that you will at last be fortunate; with this conceit your life will pass away, and you will at last die happy. You will always hope to win the high prize in the lottery, but you will never win it, until you have been kissed by the greatest lady in the land.