Also known as Housewive's Tarot
The Housewives Tarot is a kitschy "domestic divination deck" packaged in a mock recipe box. The artwork is thoroughly fifties in style, attitude, furnishings, and fashion. It's a light-hearted gift set for the complete Tarot beginner, or a novelty deck for the more experienced reader or collector.
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Housewives Tarot review by Sally Ann
The Housewives Tarot comes in as a mock recipe box, with 78 cards. It's a domestic divination deck, a light hearted gift set for the Tarot beginner or a novelty deck for the experienced. The art work is from the fifties style, and makes it a must for the collector.
According to the booklet, the Housewives Tarot was introduced by Marlene Louise Wetherbee in the early 1950s. She was a happy little homemaker who had a devoted husband, obedient children and a spotless home. She was always in fashion, made the best recipes, and had a fare of womens intuition. (I suspect she also had a strand of real pearls.) One day while playing bridge with some of the neighborhood gals, Marlene decided it was the right time to reveal the secrets of her success. She removed a mysterious Tarot deck fr...
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Name: Housewives Tarot
Alternate Names: Housewive's Tarot
Publisher: Quirk Books
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Extra Info: Note: Major arcana have been re-ordered. The Empress is numbered II, The Emperor is III, The High Priestess is IV.