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Book Shaped Game Board

Description

Two books titled “The Land We Live In Vol. I-II” form chess board and open onto backgammon board. Red, black and tan leather with gilt trim and key pattern, leather hinge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
leather
Object type
Game Equipment
Descriptive terms
Book
books
Game
Game, Board
gameboards (board game elements)
leather
Leather
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 17 x 18 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.650
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64584

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