Micmac waltes game

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Description

This bowl and dice game was played throughout the Northeast. This game was made sometime in the 19th century.

To play, two players took turns throwing the dice into the bowl and received counting sticks for each die that landed decorated side up.

The rules vary, but the general goal of the game was for one person to win all the counting sticks.

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About This Item

  • Title: Micmac waltes game
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Local Code: HM 6613
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902
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