Queen of Swords Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
(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.
According to Many Schools of Thought
A dark wicked woman. A gossip. A calumniator. Jealous.
A bad woman, with ill-will towards the Querent.
Happiness throughout life in every way.
Widowhood, Loss, Privation, Absence, Separation
A Bad Woman, ill-tempered and bigoted, Riches and Discord, Abundance together with Worry, Joy with Grief.
Widow, a very dark woman
an intriguing, spiteful woman.
if you choose the number you dream of, you will win the highest prize; but you must venture but once, or fortune will forsake you forever.