Jack Straws

Object Number: 
2000.695
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Cardboard, paper, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
lithographed: on the box cover: "JACK/ STRAWS/J. H. SINGER, NEW YORK."
Description: 
"Jack Straws" table game with 81 multi-colored cylindrical wooden pick-up-sticks and a metal hook with a turned wooden handle in a paper covered cardboard box; box chromolithographed with an image of a man in a field with a rabbit; box cover inscribed, "JACK/ STRAWS/J. H. SINGER, NEW YORK."
Credit Line: 
The Liman Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group