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Game Board

1991.1442 (RS21198)

Description

Square frame with molded edge and carved sides; enclosed reverse painted glass with a blue and green checkerboard within a gilt band and polychrome marbleized border; the reverse of board is painted gray; the frame is painted red-brown and black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1920
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
Board, Game
Carved
carving (processes)
gameboards (board game elements)
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Dimensions
12.5 x 12.5 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1442
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2962

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