FMNH 222051.nosub[1]

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 20-14 | Provenience: Morocco | People or Culture: Arab | Object: folding chess table | Material: inlaid wood and ivory | Description: Small inlaid pattern of six-pointed stars around all edges and outside edge. Playing surface is ivory and dark wood. Inside it is covered with green cloth. Small gold clasp on front and mother-of-pearl chips inlaid in corners. | Dimensions: (in cm.) 42 x 21 x 5 | Collection: Purchased from Morocco Gifts, April 1973. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 222051 | Field No. | Neg. No. 82 | Acc. 3254 [BACK] [PHOTOGRAPH] Catalogue #222051
Catalog Number: 222051.nosub[1]
Description: game board
Materials: wood, ivory, shell (nacre; mother of pearl)
Cultural Attribution: Arab
Accession Number: [3254] Morocco Gifts (Purchase)
Accession Year:
Collector/Source: Morocco Gifts, Maude S. Wahlman
EMu IRN: 1128162
GUID: af8dd930-64db-4207-b277-46c9d6bc27e0

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