Yong Pah


From: Korea

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Title Yong Pah
Native Name Youg Pah
Object Number 16492
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Korean
Provenience Korea
Date Made ca. 1893
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Inscription Language Korean Language

A system of fortune telling with dominoes. Illustrated paper sheet with diagram Called ke-pouk-hpai 거북패(Chinese: 骨牌). The writing at the top reads "Yong Pah, dragon tablets, bone, arrangement of dominoes in telling fortunes".

Length 26 cm
Width 20 cm
Credit Line Deposited by R. Stewart Culin, 1893

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