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Object Name Card, Playing
Catalog Number 0985.09.00157a-yy
Description The deck of playing cards consists of fifty-one paper cards printed with crossed Army of Northern Virginia and Second National pattern flags over an approximation of the Great Seal of the Confederacy. The colors on the cards are red, white, and blue. State room sticker "61" (believed) is adhered to one card. The Ace of Spades and 7 of Clubs are missing. A title card is present(.yy).
Dimensions W-2.5 L-3.5 inches
Made Goodall and Son, London, England, Great Britain
Provenance This deck of playing cards was made in London for the Confederacy.

"A pack of playing cards, made in England, the designs on the back being Confederate flags."
Search Terms flag imagery
Subjects Gambling
Card games
Card playing
Blockade running