Playing Card Deck
|Native Name||Tian Jiu 天九|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||1889 - 1893|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from William Henry Wilkinson, 1903|
|Other Number:||Wilkinson 34 - Collector Number|
29-191-241.6 - Old Museum Number
48 Tian Jiu, 天九, or Heavens and Nines, playing cards. Rectangular cards with rounded corners. Backs with red and green hexagonal and x motif. Faces with black and red domino spots. Tacky yellow coating.
From Culin publication: "No. 34 - From Shansi province. The card 1-4 being substituted for 1-3, consists of a double Chi lung pack. Total, 48."
|[Book] Culin, Robert S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 143, No. 34||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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