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1985.129 (RS118513)

Description

Checker and backgammon board in form of unitation book. Back binding forms 2 books marked: "Hist. of America Vol. 1-2". Outside has checkerboard in red and tan w/ tooled border. Interior opens onto tan tooled leather w/ black and red "V" shaped spaces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1825
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
GAME
games
leather
Leather
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17.25 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.129
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24789

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