Queen of Swords Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
(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.
visconti-halmente, swords-13, queen-of-swords, queen, swords
According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
A dark wicked woman. A gossip. A calumniator. Jealous.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
A bad woman, with ill-will towards the Querent.
Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings
Happiness throughout life in every way.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
Widowhood, Loss, Privation, Absence, Separation
A Bad Woman, ill-tempered and bigoted, Riches and Discord, Abundance together with Worry, Joy with Grief.
P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings
Widow, a very dark woman
an intriguing, spiteful woman.
Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings
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.