Playing Cards


From: Korea

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 17603
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Korean (uncertain)
Provenience Korea
Date Made 18th Century - 1895
Section Asian
Materials Paper

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.

Credit Line Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

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