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Object Name Cup, Dice
Catalog Number 0985.13.00019b
Description One of two (2) gaming cups, or dice cups. Small hourglass shape, made of a tanned leather. Each cup has a slight dotted line around the waist of the hourglass. This cup is slightly shorter than the other.
Material leather
Dimensions H-3 W-1.25 inches
Owned William Day Herrick
Owner Regiment 15th Virginia Cavalry, Co. I
Provenance Said to have been used as drinking cups during the war by William Herrick, Co. I, 15th Virginia Cavalry. The cups are actually dice cups used in gaming.
People Herrick, William Day
Subjects Games
Gaming
Dice
Gambling
Recreation