Two packs of playing cards

Made:
1801-1830 in Canton

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Two groups of playing cards, possibly two separate packs, motifs printed in black, decorated on reverse, Canton, Chinese, 1801-1830

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A192812
Materials:
card and complete
Measurements:
single card: 89 mm x 27 mm
type:
playing cards domestic ware (games), ethnography (chinese) and domestic ware (games), ethnography (chinese) and playing cards
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • recreational artefact
credit:
Tunbridge Wells Municipal Museum