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Carpet bowls

Description:

This was a popular game for winter evenings in the parlour or village hall.

 

As all the bowls are a slightly different size, it is possible that they were made at a local brickworks.

Materials/Media:
(china) clay
Dimensions:
circumference 305 - 310mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQMS002n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council