Book Shaped Game Board

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-64584

Description

Two books titled “The Land We Live In Vol. I-II” form chess board and open onto backgammon board. Red, black and tan leather with gilt trim and key pattern, leather hinge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gameboards (board game elements)
leather
books
Game
Game, Board
Leather
Book
Game, Board

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 17 x 18 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.650