Whist

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-5573

Description

Rectangular slab of wood with movable ivory tabs at edge, tabs decorated with gilded insects and birds, a floral sprig on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

whist
gilding
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
insect
Mahogany
Vegetable Ivory
Insect
Bird
Gilded
Sprig
GAME

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.375 x 1.938 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.876