Wooden cribbage board, made circa 1930-1939. The donor reports that the cribbage board was used by her family when she was a teenager in Victoria in the 1930s.

Cribbage was an alternative to 'straight cards'.

Physical Description

Triangular cribbage board made out of wood inlaid with dark and lighter woods. Three sides are glued together; one corner is reinforced, and the other two corners were originally reinforced similarly with an extra oblong piece of wood glued across the join at the back. Each side has 61 holes. There is a hollowed-out oblong shape at the back of one of the sides where the cribbage pieces would have been stored - the cover for this is missing, but there is evidence that this would have at one time been secured with adhesive tape.

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