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7935-9 Playing card (1 of 30), paper / ink, maker unknown, Guangzhou, China, c. 1880. Click to enlarge.

Chinese playing card

Made
Rectangular shaped playing card with black ink design printed within black ink rectangular border. Design is of a graduated figure with five circles with black centres. Chinese writing is outside the border. One red oval pattern is stamped over the black design.

Summary

Object No.

7935-9

Object Statement

Playing card (1 of 30), paper / ink, maker unknown, Guangzhou, China, c. 1880

Physical Description

Rectangular shaped playing card with black ink design printed within black ink rectangular border. Design is of a graduated figure with five circles with black centres. Chinese writing is outside the border. One red oval pattern is stamped over the black design.

Production

Cite this Object

Harvard

Chinese playing card 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 August 2022, <https://ma.as/19325>

Wikipedia

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