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Playing Cards

Object Number:17602
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Korean (uncertain)
Provenience: Korea
Date Made: 18th Century - 1895
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1895
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896


The playing cards consist of 62 long, narrow, rectangular strips of cardboard with Chinese inscription painted with black ink on one side and some type of a drawing or pattern on the other side.


[Book] Culin, Robert S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 123-126View Objects related to this Type Citation

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