Each (on average): 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (0.3 x 8.3 cm)
Bone jackstraws in various shapes and sizes.
According to letter from donor, these jackstraws belonged to his father, who was born in 1857. To play jackstraws, the pieces were poured in a heap, and each player in turn tried to remove one at a time without disturbing the rest.
Gift of Morris W. Abbott, 1955
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.