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Game Board

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Native NameChola (uncertain)
Dhola (uncertain)
Object Number:16476B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sinhalese
Provenience: Sri Lanka
Date Made: 1883
Early Date: 1883
Late Date: 1883
Section:Asian
Materials:Textile
Credit Line:Purchased from the Ceylon Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Description

One of two cloths for game of Dhola. The men for the game are numbered 16477 and 16478. 16476B is beige colored.

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: 856View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Culin, Robert S. 1958. Games of the Orient.. Tokyo. Charles E. Tuttle Company. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 75, Fig. 82View Objects related to this

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