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1985.128 (RS118512)

Description

Checker and backgammon board decorated to look like 2 books when closed. Wood exterior painted green and black w/ gilt to form checkerboard, edges marbleized. Interior lined w/ tooled and gilt leather to form backgammon board.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1825
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
imitation leather
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
GAME
games
imitation leather
Leatherette
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17.875 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.128
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24788

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