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Ivory Domino. 1.5" x .75" - from 18BC27. The game of dominoes  originated in China and made its way to Italy in the early 18th century. Game pieces were often made of ivory and ebony (The Strong). Ivory Domino. 1.5" x .75" - from 18BC27. The game of dominoes  originated in China and made its way to Italy in the early 18th century. Game pieces were often made of ivory and ebony (The Strong).

Site: 18BC27 Federal Reserve Site

Context: Feature 22 – Privy filled mid-19th century

Site Date Range: c. 1770-1930

Materials: Ivory

Dimensions: 1.5" x .75"

Description: Ivory domino

History: The game of dominoes originated in China and made its way to Italy in the early 18th century. Game pieces were often made of ivory and ebony (The Strong).