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Playing Cards

Object Number:17603
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Korean (uncertain)
Provenience: Korea
Date Made: 18th Century - 1895
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1895
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

The playing cards consist of 59 long, rectangular strips of paper with Chinese inscription on one side and a drawing or pattern on the other side. All of the cards are stuck together and most of the inscriptions have been smeared.

Bibliography:

[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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