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Playing Card Deck

Italian Pack

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Object Number:15540
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Italy
Bologna
Maker: Pietro Marchesini
Period: Late 19Th Century
Date Made: ca. 1875
Early Date: 1867
Late Date: 1893
Section:Historic
Materials:Paper
Technique:Watercolor
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1893

Description

Playing card deck - 40 cards in box.. Underside: Multi-color designs: clubs, coins, swords, cups. Back: Green and white floral pattern. Golden edges. Watercolor. Fair condition. Original box included. Maker: Fabbrica de Carte da Giuoco di Pietro Marchesini in Bologna. Tax and Date Stamp - 5 MAG ? (year not legible)

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