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Table croquet q/box w/docu

Object Number: 
INV.7905
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Wood, metal, fiber
Dimensions: 
box: 3 x 14 1/2 x 6 in. ( 7.6 x 36.8 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper label: "FINE TABLE/CROQUET"; "B" inside shield
Description: 
Table croquet set housed in wooden box with sliding lid composed of six wooden mallets with turned heads and handles, six wooden balls, each painted with a colored stripe, two stakes with multicolored stripes, nine wire wickets with detachable wooden bases, and four metal brackets and a red and white ribbon to keep balls from falling off the table; box lid has printed paper label showing 5 adults and 2 children playing the game in a parlor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. R. W. G. Vail, June 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group