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Goose Game

Game Piece

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Object TitleJeu de L'Oie
Object Number:15489C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
Epinal
Maker: Pellerin & Company
Date Made: 1850-1899
Early Date: 1850
Late Date: 1899
Section:Historic
Materials:Cardboard
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1893

Description

Board, 4 dice in bag and men. Cardboard board folded up as a book. Maroon back. Spiraling trail of squares numbered from 1 to 63, pictures in each. Directions in the middle. Pink cloth bags with four small dice. Green cup of cardboard to roll dice. Box demolished. According to rules, game is played with 2 dice.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Culin, Robert S. 1898. Chess and Playing Cards: Catalogue of games and implements for divination exhibited by the Unites States National Museum in connection with the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania at the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia 1895.. Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 841, 843View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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