The ancient game of dominoes originated in China around the year 1120. The spots on the tiles represent all possible throws of a pair of dice. It is easy to make a set of dominos; people made paper sets, for economical reasons, during the late 19th century. An industrious 20th century woodworker produced this hand made set. The dominoes are housed in a box with a large domino image painted on the lid.


  • Title: Dominoes
  • Date Created: ca. 1950
  • Location: USA
  • Subject Keywords: domino
  • Type: More Games
  • Medium: wood, paint
  • Object ID: 107.3946

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