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

Object Type

Game

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