chess set

Description (Brief):

Chess set used by Ray Charles. Stained wood game board with raised squares. Chess pieces are wood, one side is light-colored wood and the other is made from a brown-stained wood with metal brads on the tops of the game pieces. Game pieces vary in size from 1-1/2" to 3-1/4" high. Game pieces are stored in blue vinyl bag from United Airlines.

User: Charles, Ray

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Ray Charles Enterprises

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.0215.07Accession Number: 2005.0215Catalog Number: 2005.0215.07

Object Name: chess set

Physical Description: wood (overall material)brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 12 in x 1/4 in; 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm x .635 cmbag: 1 7/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 4.7625 cm x 22.225 cm x 16.51 cmboard: 1 1/8 in x 11 7/8 in x 11 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 30.1625 cm x 29.845 cmchess piece (max): 3 5/8 in x 1 1/16 in; 9.2075 cm x 2.69875 cmchess piece (min): 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 2.2225 cm


Record Id: nmah_1294547

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