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

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. Painted, gilt and varnished papier mache. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt. 1921-22-198.

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