Game box

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1795-1825

GUSN

GUSN-24788

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

Descriptive Terms

games
boxes (containers)
imitation leather
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Leatherette
Painted
GAME

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17.875 x 21 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.128