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Board Game (possibly France), mid-18th century

This is a Board game. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is cardboard with painted and gilded decoration, backed with printed paper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 28.5 x 21 x 0.2cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 1/16in.)

It has the following markings

No marks.

Cite this object as

Board Game (possibly France), mid-18th century; cardboard with painted and gilded decoration, backed with printed paper; H x W x D: 28.5 x 21 x 0.2cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 1/16in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1953-24-3-a/o

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