Portable game board set

Portable game board set
Title
Portable game board set
Date 
1845
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
overall: 1 x 6 x 6 in.
Description 
Set of wooden gameboards in the form of a low hinged wooden box with square top and bottom; on the outside are a recessed checkerboard and board for Nine Men's Morris, and on the inside is a backgammon board; box is painted in orange, red, yellow, black, and white.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Sydney H. Carney, Jr.
Object Number 
1932.152
Marks 
painted: in black on one side of backgammon board: "SYDNEY H. CARNEY SR./LOWELL MASS./1845"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this game board set was used by Sydney H. Carney, Sr., the donor's father, in Lowell, Massachusetts in 1845.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group