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A bag containing early gamer's dice. It's not too much to carry, and it contains other items! Check out the full record to see them.

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Makers
Oklahoma 71 Montana 236 Cheyenne 264
Descriptions
metal 3340 string 175 cloth 876 fruit pits
Names
dice 5 purse 57
Subjects
floral 651 dots 30 lines 41
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
bag height: 4 in, bag width: 4.5 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation, Games and Gambling, Accessories of Games. 49 dice made of fruit pits with lines and dots on surface, some painted, some burnt in; dice in small purse of blue cloth with floral design in white and red; metal closure on bag; blue string handle. two stones. Individual items have numbers.
Accession Number:
NA.503.19

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