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Cavagnole Game Board, late 18th century

This is a Game board. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is painted, gilt and varnished papier mache. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Bingo!.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 33.1 x 22.2 x 0.3cm (13 1/16 x 8 3/4 x 1/8in.)

It has the following markings

Old stamp of Cooper Union Museum on reverse.

Cite this object as

Cavagnole Game Board, late 18th century; possibly France; painted, gilt and varnished papier mache; H x W x D: 33.1 x 22.2 x 0.3cm (13 1/16 x 8 3/4 x 1/8in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-198

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