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1971.876 (RS117849)

Description

Rectangular slab of wood with movable ivory tabs at edge, tabs decorated with gilded insects and birds, a floral sprig on top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
GAME
Gilded
gilding
Insect
insect
ivory (tooth component)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Sprig
Vegetable Ivory
whist
Dimensions
0.375 x 1.938 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.876
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5573

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