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Game Board/Box

1971.1752 (RS118374)

Description

Box has a mock book binding, marblized paper edges and checker-board front and back which make a full board when open. Opens to reveal a backgammon interior. Enclosed are checkers, dice and holders, dominos and small ivory playing pieces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Gold embossed lettering reads: ""History of Canada, Vol.1"" and ""Vol.2"".
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
embossing
leather
marbling
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
Checked
checker pattern
Embossed
embossing
GAME
games
leather
Leather
Marbled
marbling
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14.75 x 2.75 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1752
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12640

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