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Game piece

Museum number:
9-16145a-dd
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210916145a@2ddd
Accession number:
Acc.3495
Object count:
30
Description:
Game; Parcheesi game. (a) Box, cardboard and paper, instructions inside top. Length 48 cm. Width 24.5 cm. (b) Board, paper over cardboard. 46.5 x 47 cm. (c)-(f) Paper and cardboard cylinder-shaped containers. Length of each 6.2 cm. (g)-(n) Plastic dice, cubes. Length of each 3 cm. (o) - (dd) Painted wood “men,” four each green, red, yellow, blue. Height of each 3 cm.
Donor:
University Appropriation and unknown
Collection place:
Berkeley, Alameda County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
U.S.A., manufactured by Selchow & Righter Co.); stored with India collection
Production place:
Bay Shore, Suffolk County, New York
Collection date:
1975
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.6 Sports, Games, Amusements; Gambling and Pet Accessories
Production date:
1967-1975
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Comment:
Given Cat. 9 number for convenience so it could be stored with India Parcheesi game (9-11802 a-s).
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