This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Two gi-seng or female entertainers (기생) and two men in traditional Korean attire can be seen playing goal-pae or Korean dominoes (골패). The female entertainers (기생) are holding dominoes inside their palms. Some of the lead white paint has blackened over time. A title for the piece and an artist seal appear at the top right. There are 22 other watercolor paintings in the collection illustrating Korean games and rendered by the same artist, Gisan (기산) of Choryang, Korea.
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 104, plate XXI
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 104, plate XXI
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