Game Board

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1820-1920

GUSN

GUSN-2962

Description

Square frame with molded edge and carved sides; enclosed reverse painted glass with a blue and green checkerboard within a gilt band and polychrome marbleized border; the reverse of board is painted gray; the frame is painted red-brown and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gameboards (board game elements)
carving (processes)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Glass
Painted
Carved
Board, Game

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12.5 x 12.5 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1442