Game box

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1795-1825

GUSN

GUSN-24789

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

Descriptive Terms

games
boxes (containers)
leather
wood (plant material)
Leather
GAME

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17.25 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.129