tarry for a while
ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from French, from Italian tarocchi, of unknown origin.
Loose cards from the Pierpont-Morgan Visconti tarot deck, commissioned in the 15th century by Filippo Maria Visconti, the Duke of Milan and generally attributed to the miniaturist, Bonifacio Bembo.
The face cards reputedly feature members of the Sforza and Visconti families – the ruling Renaissance dynasties dating back to the XIII century – in period costume and key settings. From Wiki:
\”The name \”Visconti-Sforza tarot\” is used collectively to refer to incomplete sets of approximately 15 decks, now lcated in various museums, libraries, and private collections around the world. No complete deck has survived\”
uchenna bright: bass; jen tobin: vocals and guitar. Released on the Eternal Amateur label through Bowery Poetry Club Records.