(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 fair woman. Indifferent.
Dark woman; presents from a rich relative; rich and happy marriage for a young man.
Unhappiness averted. Danger escaped. Sorrow. Trouble.
A dark Woman, a generous Woman, Liberality, Greatness of Soul, Generosity
Certain Evil, a suspicious Woman, a Woman justly regarded with Suspicion, Doubt, Mistrust.
A fair woman, given to gossip and wanting in refinement
rather a spiteful flirt.
the first kiss will cause you vexation.