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Playing Card Deck

Piquet

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Native NameCartes a Jouer
Object Number:7594
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
Paris (France)
Period: 19th century
Date Made: 1800-1891
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1891
Section:Historic
Materials:Paper
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1891

Description

Cartes a Jouer / One Deck of 32 Piquet Playing Cards. Suits: Carreaux, Couers, Piques, and Trefles = Diamonds, hearts, spades, clubs. Cards: Ace, King, Queen, Knave, 10, 9, 8, 7 Court Cards: Caesar, Charles, David and Alexander / Rachel, Judith, Pallas and Argine / Lahire, Hector Hogier and Lancelot. Back - plain white. Eagle watermark visible on most cards. See 15673 - miniature deck.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chess and Playing-Cards (18 Sep 1895 - 31 Dec 1895) View Objects in Exhibition

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: 935View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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