Braille playing cards

Card, Playing

Accession Number: 2000.35

Description: Fifty-four playing cards are in a red box with removable lid. The backs of the cards are red and white with an intricate Bicycle Rider Back design. The upper left and lower right corners on the front of each card are embossed with braille to indicate the number and suit. A label on the front of the box reads "Bicycle Rider Back 88F Jumbo Index Braille Playing Cards, The U.S. Playing Card Co. Cincinnati, Ohio."

Date Made: n.d.

Place of Origin: Cincinnati, OH.

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2000.35

Subjects: Blind. Games. Playing cards. Recreation.

Dimension Notes: 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. box ; 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. cards

Made: The United States Playing Card Co.

Material: Cardboard box ; card stock.

Updated: 10/31/2016