(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.
Dark woman. A friend. A serious person. A very good counsellor. The mother of a family.
A good harvest, which may be taken in several senses.
Goodwill towards the Querent, but without the opportunity to exercise it.
Misfortune. Bad friends. Slander. Loss.
Woman living in the country, Lady of the Manor, Love of Money, Avarice, Usury
A good a virtuous Woman, but strict and economical, Obstacles, Resistance, Opposition.
A dark woman, loving but hasty, and bearing no malice
harassed by jealousy.
an hotel, or place of public resort, where you will make an agreeable acquaintance.