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This and 27 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is White King Chess Set.

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Chesspiece: Red Rook

This is a chesspiece: red rook. We acquired it in 1949. Its medium is ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Charles McKim Norton. It is credited Gift of C. McKim Norton.

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Chesspiece: Red Rook; ivory; Gift of C. McKim Norton; 1949-150-21

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